The Official CIA Manual of Trickery & Deception


When the CIA commissioned a top secret undercover operation in 1953, against the backdrop of the Cold War, they enlisted the help of famous magician John Mulholland to write two manuals on sleight of hand and undercover communication. In 1973 all documents related to the mission were destroyed, Mulholland's magic manuals were thought to be lost, until recently a single copy of each document was found... This is the first publication to reconstruct John Mulholland's manual from the original pages. With chapter headings such as Handling of Powders, Surreptitious Removal of Objects and Special Aspects of Deception for Women, working examples and detailed, hand-drawn illustrations. The Official CIA Manual of read more

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ISBN:

9781740669757

Format:

Hardback

Dimensions:

19cm x 13cm

RRP:

$19.99

Category:

Fiction , Non-Fiction

Publisher:

Hardie Grant Books

Published:

01 October 2010

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

R Keith Melton & Wallace