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Magic For Dummies book
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You don't need a white tiger, expensive props, or hours of preparation to do magic. With a little practice, some clever misdirection (which lays at the heart of all magic tricks), and showmanship, you can surprise family, friends, and coworkers using a few everyday items! If you're looking to saw a beautiful women in half or make buildings disappear, we're sorry, but this book isn't you. But if you want to act out little miracles that you can perform on the spur of the moment with items that are usually within reach, then Magic For Dummies can show you how.

Magic For Dummies features more than 90 easy-to-perform deceptions, illusions, and sleights of hand for any event or occasion. You'll discover how to perform entertaining card tricks, coin tricks, disappearing acts, as well as the always-popular mind reading trick. You'll even see how easy it is to make money disappear as well as melt a saltshaker! Chock-full of show-stopping tricks, Magic For Dummies will:

  • Get you started with easy-to-learn magic tricks
  • Let you turn a restaurant into a your stage with tricks that include utensils, mugs, and even food
  • Show you how to use a deck of cards to perform endless magic tricks
  • Make you the life of the party with tricks such as "Call This Number," "The Strength Test," and "The Phantom Photo"
  • Get you out of tough situations by giving you ten things to say when things go wrong
Filled with photos, patter, and presentation tips for every trick in the book, Magic For Dummies offers a great opportunity to become familiar with some of the coolest magic tricks ever performed. With the help of author David Pogue and the stunning tricks contributed by thirty-five of America's top professional magicians, you'll be leaving your friends, family, and coworkers spellbound at your mastery of the mystical arts.

ISBN: 978-0-7645-5101-7

Pages 408 - Softbound

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Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on April 10th, 2010
This is an OK book. I got this book from a friend of my sister year ago when I first started doing magic. If you are just starting out, then it is actually pretty good. It has a lot of different stuff you can use with cards and coins, and also with everyday ordinary objects. There are also a lot of other good beginner books out there too though. If you've ever gotten one of those magic books that comes in a kids magic set, it will remind you of that.
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