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The Magical Life of Long Tack Sam

by: Ann Marie Fleming

Publisher: Riverhead Books (2007)

$20.00

Staff Pick by comrade: AK

Imagine discovering that your great-grandfather was a world famous magician, who had shared bills with the likes of the Marx Brothers. Wouldn't you travel the world learning his story and gathering old photos, articles and posters, and them make a film and a great book that reads like a graphic novel about it? ... Me too.