Cruel Tricks for Dear Friends

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Villard Books, 1989 - Humor - 203 pages
The hippest stars of stage, screen and TV bring their hilarious magic and comedy act to book form--and teach readers how to con, do magic and generally trick close personal friends into looking like helpless idiots. The authors, who appear regularly on "Saturday Night Live", "The David Letterman Show" and "Tonight", will tour 11 cities.

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User Review  - engpunk77 - LibraryThing

What an awesome find in the "free bin" at the co-op! A discarded library book in perfect shape! I remember my brother playing one of many dirty tricks on me as a child...I think I was 11 and he was 18 ... Read full review

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Slightly dated and a bit contrived, but still enjoyable. Read full review


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About the author (1989)

Penn Jillette is a magician, comedian, illusionist, juggler, and writer known for his work with fellow illusionist Teller in the team Penn & Teller. He is an advocate of atheism, libertarian philosophy, free-market economics, and scientific skepticism. His books include Cruel Tricks for Dear Friends, Penn and Teller's How to Play In Traffic, How to Cheat Your Friends at Poker: The Wisdom of Dickie Richard, and God, No!: Signs You May Already Be an Atheist and Other Magical Tales.

Teller is the silent half of the Broadway, television, and Las Vegas team Penn & Teller.

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