reference request

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reference request

Postby Guest » April 14th, 2003, 8:49 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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Re: reference request

Postby Richard Kaufman » April 14th, 2003, 8:59 pm

I think it's in Vernon's "Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic."
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Re: reference request

Postby Guest » April 14th, 2003, 9:07 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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Re: reference request

Postby Brad Henderson » April 14th, 2003, 9:08 pm

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


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