Magic for Dummies

By: DAVID POGUE

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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 tricksLet you turn a restaurant into a your stage with tricks that include utensils, mugs, and even foodShow you how to use a deck of cards to perform endless magic tricksMake 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.

Title: Magic for Dummies

Author Name: DAVID POGUE

Categories: Magic,

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc: July 1998

ISBN Number: 0764551019

ISBN Number 13: 9780764551017

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Used - Acceptable

Seller ID: 357811

Description: Edgewear to cover and spine ends with corner curling. Domestic orders shipped with USPS tracking numbers.