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From Houdini To Hinderaker: The Ever-Expanding World of Magic

Imagine a magician. What comes to mind? Perhaps an image of a formally-dressed man extracting a rabbit from a hat, or guessing which card occupies the thoughts of an earnest volunteer? It’s the stuff of birthday parties, cruise ship entertainment and relatives who knew a few sleights of hand. But for many contemporary magicians, their field encompasses much more than timeworn tricks....