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Postby Guest » 04/14/03 08:49 PM

Can anyone help me find a reference for "Le Cards Generale" a routine by Persi Diaconis and Dai Vernon? I might be spelling it wrong. Thanks ahead of time.
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Postby Richard Kaufman » 04/14/03 08:59 PM

I think it's in Vernon's "Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic."
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Postby Guest » 04/14/03 09:07 PM

It's called "Les Cartes Diaconis". It's an ingenious but controversial method. Some people think it has a fatal weakness. Some think the method is beautiful. I think they may both be right.

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Postby Brad Henderson » 04/14/03 09:08 PM

The routine is in Sach's Sleight of Hand. Persi's handling of the original appears in Ultimate Secrets.
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