The Glorious Deception

The Double Life Of William Robinson, Aka Chung Ling Soo, The "Marvelous Chinese Conjurer"

by Jim Steinmeyer

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Title
The Glorious Deception
Subtitle
The Double Life Of William Robinson, Aka Chung Ling Soo, The "Marvelous Chinese Conjurer"
Author
Jim Steinmeyer

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A fascinating chronicle of the great Chinese illusionist Chung Ling reveals his mastery of magic and his double life as an American passing himself off as Chinese, which was revealed when he died dodging bullets during his performance of "Defying the Bullets."