Secret Life of Houdini. And New Year’s in Provence

Larry Sloman

We talk about Harry Houdini, the great escape artist, master magician — and possibly international spy — with Larry Sloman, co-author with William Kalush of The Secret Life of Houdini: The Making of America’s First Superhero.

Also, we hear a story about New Year’s, read by host and author, Francesca Rheannon.

About Francesca Rheannon

Francesca Rheannon is an award-winning independent radio producer. In addition to hosting Writer's Voice, she's a freelance reporter for National Public Radio and its affiliates. Recipient of the prestigious Nancy Dickerson Whitehead Award for reporting on substance abuse issues for her news series, VOICES OF HIV, produced for 88.5 WFCR public radio in western Massachusetts. She is also finishing a book on Provence (PROVINCE OF THE HEART) and working on a memoir of her father, THE ARGONAUTS.