Acer, David: DeSouza's DeCeptions - The Magic of Marc DeSouza
©2001 Camirand Academy of Magic
Hardcover, 142 pages
Desouza's
              Deceptions
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Comments (Submitted by Alexander Crawford, courtesy magicbooks.be): Photographs by Guy Camirand, Published by Camirand Academy of Magic. David Acer: DeSouza's Deception 142 pages of pure, audience-tested deception, written by David Acer and lavishly illustrated with over 220 photographs. Hardcover, color dustjacket.

Contents:

7 Foreword: Marc DeSouza
17 Chapter 1: Miniature Bowling Ball from Briefcase
20 Slydini's Put-And-Take Theory
21 The DeSouza Two Ball Routine

23 Chapter 2: Picasso's Bill
27 The Meltdown Change
31 The "Morph" Moment (Kevin King)
33 To Show the Bill on Both Sides
34 Stealing Away the Gimmick
35 Check, Please (David Acer)

37 Chapter 3: Twin Transpo X 2
39 Riffle Force
40 K.M. Move (Kardyro/Marlo)
42 Swing Cut Side Steal
45 Tabled Two Card Monte Turnover
46 Two Card Monte Turnover (J.N. Hofzinser)

49 Chapter 4: Collection Agency
53 Kelly Bottom Placement/Ovette Master Move

57 Chapter 5: Copper/Silver My Way
60 Shuttle Pass

65 Chapter 6: Snowflake
69 Cigarette Pellet Switch

71 Chapter 7: Quad-Ringle Plus
74 Ring Move #1 (Ray Grismer)
76 Thumb Ring
79 Ringer (Scotty York)
81 The Hunter Bow Knot
85 Ring in Card Case (Peter Kane)

89 Chapter 8: Shapeshifter
92 Shapeshifter Deluxe (Steve Beam)
93 Shift Happens (David Acer)

95 Chapter 9: I'd Give My Right Arm To Be Ambidextrous
97 Bluff Shift (Derek Dingle)
100 Push-Through Angle jog
101 The Invisible Turnover Pass
103 Two-As-One Push (Cliff Green)
104 Diagonal Palm Shift (S.W. Erdnase)
110 The First Ace Revisited (David Acer)

111 Chapter 10: The Cover Change

113 Chapter 11: Die Of Destiny
119 Ambidextrous Destiny
119 Ambidextrous Destiny Plus

121 Chapter 12: Social Climbing
123 The Double Lift Build-Up (Verne Chesbro)
124 Upwardly Mobile (Eric Anderson)
127 For The Unambitious (Ed Marlo)
128 Swing Cut

135 Bonus: Shell-Act
140 The Vanishing Shotglass


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