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Secrets of the Amazing Kreskin

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The world's foremost mentalist demonstrates how to condition mind and body in order to accomplish many of the extraordinary mental feats that Kreskin accomplishes.

"The Amazing Kreskin" is a scientist of the mind, relying on natural and scientific means to perform effects that have baffled millions around the world. "Natural laws govern the working of the mind," he says. "T
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Paperback, 166 pages
Published September 1st 1991 by Prometheus Books (first published August 31st 1991)
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Jun 24, 2011 David rated it liked it
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Though it wasn't quite what I expected, this was an entertaining read. I've long been fascinated with the abilities of mentalists. Practitioners of mentalism, like all good magicians, seem to have supernatural powers. What sets them apart is that they do not rely on props or mirrors. A mentalist can perform a variety of amazing feats without any objects whatsoever.

I was a little disappointed to find out that Kreskin believes (or at least claims to believe) that his greatest abilities are not rot
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Karen Trogdon
Sep 02, 2015 Karen Trogdon rated it liked it
Very interesting book to read to learn about yourself and other people. I guess you could use his methods to try out for yourself. Shows you how "magicians" accomplish their tricks using psychology and body language.
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Mar 02, 2012 Mark rated it really liked it
There where a lot of good stories in here and a lot of Mentalist tricks you can perform. This guy is fascinating and he mixes in some great tips for reducing your own stress an dtapping into your unconscious mind.

If you want to learn a few tricks The Mentalist on CBS uses and some other party tricks this is a fun read.
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The Amazing Kreskin (born January 12, 1935), born George Joseph Kresge, is a mentalist who became popular on North American television in the 1970s. He was inspired to become a mentalist by Lee Falk's famous comic strip Mandrake the Magician,which features a crime-fighting stage magician.
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