Card manipulation is an element of magical illusion concerning the creation of effects through sleight of hand techniques that involve playing cards. It is commonly employed in magical performances, particularly in street magic. This is volume III of Jean Hugard's fantastic handbook “Card Manipulations”, which includes simple instructions for a variety of fantastic tricks. Jean Hugard was an Australian professional magician. By the end of his life he had gone blind, having lost sight in both eyes as a result of cataract-removal operations. Despite his handicap he continued his work with magic at his home in Brooklyn, New York. Other notable works by this author include: “Show Stoppers with Cards” (1948), “Royal Road to Card Magic” (1948), and “Houdini's 'Unmasking': Fact Vs. Fiction” (1957). Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this classic volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially-commissioned new introduction on card manipulation.
“21 Day English Guide for Tourists Visiting America" is a practical, concise and complete language book designed with our modern busy lifestyles in mind. This guide was designed to help speakers of another language quickly and efficiently master English skills for tourists.In order to do this, we have divided this book into 21 lessons to be mastered in 21 days, investing only one hour a day. Each lesson will cover a common scenario tourists will face when traveling to an English speaking country.
By the time you finish the 21 days, you should be able to communicate well in English when:
• Buying your tickets
• Checking in at the airport, going through security, and boarding the plane
• Requesting, asking, and answering questions while on the plane
• Claiming your bags and going through Immigration and Customs
• Renting a car or taking the bus, subway, a cab, or the train
• Making a hotel reservation and checking in/out
• Going to restaurants, bars, and coffee shops
• Going shopping and asking for prices (from clothing stores to pharmacies)
• Asking for directions
• Basic ways to express how you feel if you get sick.
• You will also find some important tips, and dos and don’ts when traveling to the USA.
About the Expert:
Veronica Cordido is an English-Spanish-English translator, English as a Second Language (ESL) instructor, and author of English and Spanish language guides and books designed for foreigners to master the basics of both languages fast and easily. Having been there as a foreigner more than 20 years ago, and having found in languages her passion, she combines the best of both experiences, the one as a student and the one as a teacher, into her own teaching methods.
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One of the many series created by MGM Radio Attractions in the late 1940s, “The Adventures of Maisie” was produced at NBC in Hollywood and stars Ann Sothern as Maisie Ravier, a brassy Jill-of-All-Trades whose hard luck in life and love is matched with a heart of pure gold. Based on the popular movie series of the 1940s, these hilarious programs relate the comical misadventures of the sassy showgirl in tales that regularly feature such well-known talents as Sheldon Leonard, Hans Conried, Bea Benaderet, and Frank Nelson. Sothern— a long-time MGM star who was made the sassy Miss Revere her signature role—brings a sincere sweetness to the part, making Maisie one of the most memorable and delightful characters in popular entertainment.
Sports revolve around two things: narrative and numbers. You need the narrative, otherwise why would anyone care? Rivalries, emotions, and sports legends all require it. But you also need numbers. Without them, there is no way to know who has won; numbers tell you which team is top of the table, or who is the world champion.
Sports Geek offers a tour through sports debates and ideas that is both narrative and numerical. Teams in all sports use data to create extraordinary analyses of how their players perform, to assess tactics and to get an edge over arch rivals; but fans of a sport are rarely presented with challenging and informative data that would help them to further understand it.
In Sports Geek Rob Minto brings together an encyclopedic knowledge and love of sports, a rigorous understanding of statistics, and access to cutting edge quantitative analysis and difficult-to-uncover data. He is also a storyteller. Though written with an expert's knowledge, there's nothing academic about Sports Geek; it is packed with captivating anecdotes--success stories and failures, anomalies and surprises--that show why the numbers are so important.
Covering almost every imaginable sport, Sports Geek has international appeal; it embraces our global enthusiasm for competitive sports. Accessible, colorful, and filled with fascinating infographics, Sports Geek will arm sports fans with the information they need to have the edge in any debate.
5 Milestone Breitling Watches, from 1915 to Today: 1941 Pilots rely on Breitling's chronographs, but calendars, world timers and divers' watches also are part of the brand's 130-plus-year history. Here are five important Breitling watches, including the Breitling Emergency, that helped define the brand's identity from 1915 through the modern day.
Are you looking for chronograph watches? Look no further, this WatchTime Superguide has everything you need. Discover the latest chronographs and chrono watches from the world's top watch brands, see great photos and learn more about each watch's features. There is no reason why you should not be able to find the perfect chronograph watch for you that offers true luxury and prestige. Chronographs are among the world's most popular watches and WatchTime has the best timepieces covered in this Superguide.
Presidential Trivia: The Feats, Fates, Families, Foibles, and Firsts of Our American Presidents Revised and Updated from the beloved Richard Lederer comes another kind of trivia book—Presidential Trivia. In it you’ll find all the detailsabout the lives of the United States presidents. It answers such questions as: Who was the first president to be assassinated? Who was the first president to be born an American citizen? Who was the first to be impeached? It also answers less important but certainly interesting questions such as: Who was our fattest president? Our tallest? Who played golf? Who played poker?
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