Professional magicians everywhere have hailed fourteen-year-old Micah Lasher as a prodigy. In this introduction to the basics of magic - perfect for beginners of any age - Lasher shows you how to perform the tricks he's used to delight (and deceive) his legion of fans. Easy-to-follow instructions and step-by-step illustrations guide you in the arts of coin and currency magic, card magic, rope magic, ball magic, magic with household objects, and mental magic.
Some of the tricks are old favorites; others are inventions of Lasher's own fertile imagination. Either way, they'll amaze you with their baffling effectiveness and dazzling simplicity.
More than a how-to book, The Magic of Micah Lasher is spiced with sharp wit, historical tidbits about the conjuring trade, and little-known stories about a host of other magicians, including such famous figures as Johnny Carson, George Bush, and Shari Lewis. Exciting and informative, The Magic of Micah Lasher is the perfect book for any budding magician.
USED (but very good condition), oversized paperback, 219 pages. May have former price tag on front cover.