Kaufman, Richard: Knack Make It Easy - Magic Tricks
©2010 Morris Book Publishing, LLC
Photography by Elizabeth O'Keefe Kaufman
ISBN: 978-1-59921-779-6
Paper, perfect-bound, 244 pages
Knack Make It Easy Magic Tricks


Comments: Richard Kaufman's (editor of Genii Magazine) beginner's guide to magic. Collects some great tricks and explains them for the beginning and intermediate magician.

Contents:

viii Foreword (David Copperfield)
ix Introduction

1 Chapter 1: Self Working Card Tricks
1 Four Kings Found
2 Nine Cards (Jim Steinmeyer)
6 Numerology (Larry Jennings)

12 Chapter 2: More Self Working Card Tricks
12 Mix It Up! (Paul Curry)
16 Don’t Touch the Cards (Jack Miller)
20 My Uncle Cheated at Cards (Marlo-Gardner-Lorayne)

24 Chapter 3: Simple Card Tricks
24 Do As I Do
28 X Force (Max Holden)
30 Hindu Shuffle Force
32 Color-Changing Deck (Wayne Dobson)

36 Chapter 4: Intermediate Card Tricks
36 The Double Lift
38 The Changing Card
40 The Trick that Fooled Houdini (Dai Vernon)
42 Chicago Opener (Frank Everhart, Frank Garcia)

48 Chapter 5: Advanced Card Tricks
48 Four Ace Reverso (Shigeo Takagi)
52 Quadruple Coincidence (Mike Shelley)

60 Chapter 6: Simple Coin Tricks
60 Five Little Piggies
64 A Coin Vanish
66 Quarter to Tea

72 Chapter 7: Advanced Coin Tricks
72 Matrix (Al Schneider)
78 Atomic Coins

84 Chapter 8: Simple Anytime Tricks
84 There’s Money in Baked Goods!
86 Meet Uri Geller
90 Jumping Rubber Band (Stanley Collins)
92 Voodoo Burn (Jack Kent Tillar)
94 Let’s Float! (Edmund Balducci)

96 Chapter 9: String Tricks
96 Fantastic String Trick
100 Ring, String, Zing! (Stewart James)
104 Straw ’N String

108 Chapter 10: Simple Mental Mysteries
108 Impromptu Mindreading (Roy Baker)
112 51 Faces North (P. Howard Lyons)
116 Thought Speller (Max Maven)

120 Chapter 11: Intermediate Mental Mysteries
120 When Planets Align
124 Cellphone Divination (John Northern Hilliard)
128 Precursor to Destiny (Albert Spackman)

132 Chapter 12: Advanced Mental Mysteries
132 Professional Spoon Bending 1
134 Professional Spoon Bending 2
136 Telekinetic Disintegration (Dr. Hiroshi Sawa)
140 Glorpy (Bill Madden and Bernie Trueblood)

144 Chapter 13: Rope Tricks
144 Vanishing Rope Knot
146 Snip ‘n Restore
150 Hypnotic Ropes (Bob Carver)

156 Chapter 14: Bill Tricks
156 Old Abe Was a Moody Man (Bob Read)
160 Buddha Bills
164 Mr. Jackson Takes A Powder (Nicholas Night)

168 Chapter 15: Handkerchief and Napkin Tricks
168 The Iron Toothpick
172 Through the Table
176 Cut and Restored Napkin

180 Chapter 16: Fruit Tricks
180 In the Bermuda Triangle (Jim Steinmeyer)
184 Banana Mystery
188 Card in Orange

192 Chapter 17: Glass and Cup Tricks
192 Master Coin Penetration (Lubor Fiedler)
196 Cups and Balls (Richard Kaufman)

204 Chapter 18: Kids Perform Magic
204 Rubber Pencil
206 The Cannibal’s Finger
210 Crying Lincoln
212 Phantom Tube

216 Chapter 19: Performing Magic for Kids
216 Removing your Finger
220 The Magic Book
224 Magic Production Tubes

228 Chapter 20: Resource Directory
228 A Last Word
229 Routining Magic
230 Resources
237 Glossary
238 Index


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