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The Witch of Lime Street

Seance, Seduction, and Houdini in the Spirit World

by David Jaher

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The Witch of Lime Street
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Seance, Seduction, and Houdini in the Spirit World
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David Jaher

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Recounts how the wife of a Boston surgeon came to embody the national debate over Spiritualism and the rivalry that came from Harry Houdini's quest to unmask charlatans.