Desk Reference and Almanacs
Your Absolute, Quintessential, All You Wanted to Know, Complete Guide
Paperback ISBN: 0883910179
From Merlin to Copperfield, magicians have been baffling crowds for centuries. Now you too can learn tricks that are guaranteed to mesmerize any audience. Including an array of dazzling tricks, and step-by-step illustrations, you will learn everything from simple sleight-of-hand tricks to advanced illusions and deceptions. This guide to the secrets of some of the world's greatest magicians will keep your audience bewitched, baffled and bewildered! Learn how to perform over 100 magic tricks from the man who worked a combined 40 years with all-time greats Houdini, Thurston and Blackstone.
The People's Almanac
Paperback ISBN: 0385040601
A reference work incorporating facts, articles, and little-known information on a variety of topics including psychic predictions, world history, disasters, the media, sexuality, sports, awards, and supernatural phenomena
The Art of Teaching
Hardcover ISBN: 0195169697
In a deeply personal memoir filled with humor, encouragement, and hard-won wisdom about the teacher's craft, the distinguished critic and author furnishes valuable insights into the many challenges educators face, as well as a discussion of such topics as politics in the classroom, the importance of a disciplined approach to life, fostering relationships with students, and balancing one's teaching load with research and writing.
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Understanding Buddhism
Paperback ISBN: 1592572774
An introduction to the teachings, concepts, schools, and practices of Buddhism explains the creation of the Buddhist universe, life of the Buddha, and enlightenment as a path to freedom from suffering.