The Magic Graveyard

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The Magic Graveyard

The stories and secrets of the magicians resting in a small town cemetery ... and why they're buried there!

Authored by Al The Only
Epilogue by Tom Mullica
Foreword by Gay Blackstone
Contributions by Johnny Thompson, Norm Nielsen, Gabe Fajuri
Cover design or artwork by Chris Blackmore, John Shryock, Colton Ames
Edited by Lori Preczewski Ulman, Steve Zieman
Edition: 2015

Take a tour of a magic graveyard.

Why would magicians, whose careers spanned the globe, want to be laid to rest in a tiny cemetery in a small farming town in southwest Michigan?

A clown, a pickpocket and an automotive magazine editor show up in a cemetery...They were dying to get there! The Magic Graveyard reveals the stories and buried secrets of the entertainers who have chosen this resting place to perform their final vanishing act.

Magician Al The Only shows you the bare bones to a self-guided tour of Lakeside Cemetery. It has the most magicians interred in one place anywhere in the world. Read the stories buried in these pages of their colorful careers. From the year 1942 to the present, experience the histories engraved in stone. This book has lots of plots portraying their illustrious lives.

What do all these people have in common?

A Vaudevillian, a Playbill Poster poster, a Metal Worker, a Magician, a Steel Worker, a Blind Man, a Juggler, a Sales Rep, a Farm Boy, an Orchestra Leader (Big Band Leader), a Banjo Player, a Factory Owner, a Milkman, a Photographer, an Automotive Magazine Editor, a Collector, a Newsman, a Clown, a World War I Vet, a World War II Vet, a Decorated Vietnam Vet, a TV Personality, a Pickpocket, a Barber Beauty Supply Salesman, a Minister, an Eagle Scout, a Circus Performer, a Bolt Manufacturer, a Recluse, a Drummer and an Advertising Executive.

They all did magic as a hobby, sideline or as a profession and their stories can be found in the pages of The Magic Graveyard.

Welcome to The Magic Graveyard.

Publication Date:
1500376337 / 9781500376338
Page Count:
Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
6" x 9"
Black and White
Related Categories:
Biography & Autobiography / Entertainment & Performing Arts / General

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