This book contains 86 amazing card tricks on 176 pages - 73 tricks were created by Al Thatcher - American magician that was relatively unknown to public, remaining 13 bonus tricks were created by more recognizable names in magic.
Al Thatcher was born November 28, 1917. He became interested in magic around 1930 at the age of 13. In March 1939 he joined the International Brotherhood of Magicians (IBM).
Al did a club style act with a humorous style distinctively his own. He preferred card magic and was considered to be the “Card Expert.”
He was well versed in all phases of card magic and could session for hours with others who held the same interest. Nick Trost was probably the most frequent visitor to Al’s home for “Card Sessions”.
After Hours Magic, a Book of Al Thatcher Card Magic; 176 pp. e-book with 73 card effects by Al Thatcher and an additional 13 bonus tricks from Tom Craven, Stephen Bargatze, Gary Plants, Mike Powers, Dan Block, Steve Beam, Del Copley, Wynn Mertz, Nick Trost, Robert Bengel, Evert Chapman, Gordon Boyd, and Richard Bartram Jr., intended for the intermediate card magicians.