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Magic For Dummies

Published 08-14-1998

You don&#8217;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! <p>If you&#8217;re looking to saw a beautiful women in half or make buildings disappear, we&#8217;re sorry, but this book isn&#8217;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 <i>Magic For Dummies</i> can show you how.</p> <p><i>Magic For Dummies</i> features more than 90 easy-to-perform deceptions, illusions, and sleights of hand for any event or occasion. You&#8217;ll discover how to perform entertaining card tricks, coin tricks, disappearing acts, as well as the always-popular mind reading trick. You&#8217;ll even see how easy it is to make money disappear as well as melt a saltshaker! Chock-full of show-stopping tricks, <i>Magic For Dummies</i> will:</p> <ul> <li>Get you started with easy-to-learn magic tricks</li> <li>Let you turn a restaurant into a your stage with tricks that include utensils, mugs, and even food</li> <li>Show you how to use a deck of cards to perform endless magic tricks</li> <li>Make you the life of the party with tricks such as &#8220;Call This Number,&#8221; &#8220;The Strength Test,&#8221; and &#8220;The Phantom Photo&#8221;</li> <li>Get you out of tough situations by giving you ten things to say when things go wrong</li> </ul> <p>Filled with photos, patter, and presentation tips for every trick in the book, <i>Magic For Dummies</i> 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&#8217;s top professional magicians, you&#8217;ll be leaving your friends, family, and coworkers spellbound at your mastery of the mystical arts.</p>

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