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Mysterious Stranger by David Blaine (Softcover) (Book) David Blaine's Secrets Will Become Yours!
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David Blaine-he's been buried alive for seven days and nights, became the only living ice cube in Times Square and stood as still as a statue 10 stories above Manhattan. Millions of people around the world have witnessed the magic of David Blaine, but who is David, where did he come from and how does he do it?

In Mysterious Stranger, Blaine's book (now available in softcover), you'll learn the answers to all of these questions and many more. Plus, David even tips his hat on a few secrets you can use to impress your friends and family!

Soft Bound Version

Chapters:

  • For Those Who Believe
  • Discovery of Magic
  • The Three Magi
  • Secrets of Cards
  • Confidence
  • Playing the Part of a Magician
  • The Man Ain't Right
  • Primitive Mysteries
  • Ehrich Weiss
  • The Premature Burial
  • Frozen in Time
  • Vertigo
"A latter-day Houdini." -The New York Times

"The hottest name in magic." -USA Today

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Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on May 8th, 2006
Great book, wonderful story, David Blaine is a great man, buy this book. I loved it. He shares amazing experiences, history and knowledge. I loved it.
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Blaine's Book is a good read. Report this review
Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on May 8th, 2006
I really like this book. It is a good read that provides you with an inside look at the #1 best magician today. It also gives you a magic history throughout the ages. And as some extra baggage, he teaches you some basic affects. I reccomend!
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Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on May 27th, 2006
This is a great read, filled with interesting history of magic, a biography of Blaine himself, and even teaches some basic self working card tricks for those non-magicians out there.

I highly reccommend this to anyone interested in the history of magic or anyone who is a fan of Blaine's. A great read.
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highly recommended! Report this review
Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on June 2nd, 2007
this book is not for learning magic (it has some magic tricks for non-magicians, you know like the one most magicians teach in their tv specials) but it has alot of very interesting facts about magicians, history of magic, psychology behind it, etc.
i highly recommend this book, not just for blaine fans!
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Great and easy read! Report this review
Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on October 9th, 2007
I enjoy watching David, and his book is well written and very interesting. It not only gives you a look at who he is, but magic history and some great effects. I knock it down one star only because I do not feel it’s a must own…..however if for you magic is more than a passing fancy, I suggest you add it to your library!
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AWESOME INSIGHT! Report this review
Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on April 5th, 2010
I LOVED this book. After reading it, I had a much higher respect for David Blaine. He wrote this very mysteriously. It reads almost like a novel/biography in a way. Each section highlights a different element to Magic that influenced today's Magic. Interlaced in the sections, are different tricks. There are cool card tricks, coin tricks, mind reading tricks etc.

What really made this book grand was how insightful it was. The reader is taken through Blaine's mind and through the art of magic so much. Real respect has to be given to David for this. And if you want to learn some good tricks, they are here. It's not just a biography/novel. Also, there is apparently some kind of treasure map sort of thing in here. What appealed to me and stuck out the most, were the graphics. It was awesome to see some of the posters and old photographs, as well as the artwork. Good read guys! Worth every penny
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Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on April 7th, 2010
I loved the stories of all the different magicians and David's encounters with celebrities and Paul Harris it's a very entertaining book. I don't read much, but I can say it's really entertaining. And it show's you some good magic methods.
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