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Spellbound: The Wonder-filled Life of Doug Henning

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By 1974, magic had lost its mass appeal and there was no such thing as a celebrity magician until a skinny, bucktoothed kid from Winnipeg became an overnight star in an unlikely Broadway musical called The Magic Show. Doug Henning, with his refreshingly modern approach to the art of illusion, permanently changed the face of magic and reintroduced an entire generation of ...more
Hardcover, 440 pages
Published July 31st 2009 by BoxOffice Books
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Mike Lester
Nov 16, 2012 Mike Lester rated it it was amazing
So, after school, when I was in the fourth grade, all the guys in the neighborhood used to gather in the vacant lot behind the community center, and there we would have epic, seemingly never ending rock fights. No, we weren't having air-guitar duels, we were throwing the biggest, most jagged, wicked stones we could find at each other, preferably to the head (this was before we discovered the joys of shooting at each other with BB guns). We were sadistic little bastards, and let me tell you, more ...more
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Oct 21, 2014 Telps rated it really liked it
An interesting book. Gave me an understanding of a performer I grew up watching. Strangely, this book is poorly edited. There are a number of grammatical errors which were distracting to me. I would recommend this book to anyone wondering how modern magic got its reintroduction to the world.
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