Fooling Houdini : Magicians, Mentalists, Math Geeks & the Hidden Powers of the Mind (Hardcover)

Author: Stone, Alex

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A dazzling tour through the colorful world of magic and magicians in an exploration that probes the limits of perception, the mysteries of consciousness, the road to mastery, and the art of deception. For fans of "The Night Circus" and "Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell."


Publisher Harpercollins
Mfg Part# 9780061766213
SKU 225178462
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0061766216
Release Date 6/19/2012
Dimensions (in Inches) 9H x 6L x 1.25T
"With many fascinating anecdotes up his sleeve, Stone conjures an entertaining book."
"[A] cheery, inquisitive book about a world where math, physics, cognitive science and pure geeky fanaticism intersect."
"[I]f you're fascinated by odd little corners of society, FOOLING HOUDINI is not only informative, but highly entertaining."
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Editors Note From the back rooms of New York City's age-old magic societies to cutting-edge psychology labs, this enthralling behind-the-scenes glimpse into the mysterious and vibrant world of magic, which is rife with eccentric personalities, recounts the author's quest to join the ranks of master magicians. 50,000 first printing.
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