Macmillan Childrens Publishing Group

Karl Johnson

Karl Johnson, a former editor and reporter for the New York Daily News, has written for many major newspapers and periodicals. The Magician and the Cardsharp grew out of an article published in American Heritage magazine. He lives in New York City.

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The Magician and the Cardsharp
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The Magician and the Cardsharp

Karl Johnson
Henry Holt and Co.
Holt Paperbacks

"Johnson details exciting anecdotes of scams, hoaxes, and instances of conjuring . . . His stories unfold like magic." —David Blaine, Entertainment Weekly

In the 1920s, during...

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