Wow – what a compilation of some amazing stories that will prove to you that reality is stranger then fiction. Having traveled the world ourselves with a bag of tricks, we at Stevens Magic love hearing the real life stories on the road or otherwise that occur in the art of magic.
This book has no effects, no tricks to learn and no moves to master. Filled with inspiring, hilarious, gripping, remarkable and shocking stories for all!
Over 75 contributors, over 100 stories, beautifully illustrated, completely in full-color and over 250 pages of incredible stories, crazy facts, great anecdotes and fantastic tales about famous magicians of the past and present.
Magicians of the past and current magicians including: Houdini, Doug Henning, Dai Vernon, Larry Jennings, Charlie Miller, Tony Slydini, Tommy Cooper, Jimmy Grippo, Martin Nash, Harry & Gay Blackstone, Billy McComb, Jeff Hobson, Mac King, Mike Finney, Dana Daniels, Tom Burgoon, Tom Ogden, Gazzo and so many more.
Reports from the road, at the airport, technical problems, hecklers, lost props, fire, animal mishaps and anything else you can think of IS ALL HERE! Get an inside look to what happens to the pros while they travel and work in this exciting profession. Great entertainment and a fantastic read for the entire family.
You are going to LOVE this book! Compiled by Multiple Award-Winning Magician Ivan Amodei
A message from Ivan Amodei
“So here is the book that I have spent a lot of time, care and attention on. I am sure these personal testimonies from some World-Renowned Magicians will inspire you, make you laugh, cry, weep, slap your knees and entertain you all at the same time. It happened to me while reading through them. In a way, I envy that you are going to read this book for the very first time. ENJOY!”