|Died||August 22, 2009 |
David Avadon (1949 - 2009) was an author and an accomplished, working professional magician with a trademark specialty pickpocket act.
In the late 1960s, as Avadon-Black, he hitchhiked around America, performing for food, lodging and enough money to finance his journey.
He did technical consulting work for film and television and reviewed tricks for Genii magazine from 1991 to 1994 in a column called Sorcerer's Sidearms.
- The Berg Book, with Eric C. Lewis (1983)
- Genii 1999 July - Watch Your Wallets and Hold on to Your Watches! - Ricki Dunn: A Remembrance by David Avadon and words from Hal Meyers.
- Cutting Up Touches: A Brief History of Pockets and the People Who Pick Them (2007)