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Spook : science tackles the afterlife / Mary Roach
Nonfiction Nonfiction | W.W. Norton | c2005 | 1st ed.
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Imprint
New York : W.W. Norton, c2005.
Edition
1st ed.
Descript
311 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Bibliog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [299]-311).
Contents
You again : a visit to the reincarnation nation -- The little man inside the sperm, or possibly the big toe : hunting the soul with microscopes and scalpels -- How to weigh a soul : what happens when a man (or a mouse, or a leech) dies on a scale -- The Vienna sausage affair : and other dubious highlights of the ongoing effort to see the soul -- Hard to swallow : the giddy, revolting heyday of ectoplasm -- The large claims of the medium : reaching out to the dead in a University of Arizona lab -- Soul in a dunce cap : the author enrolls in medium school -- Can you hear me now? : telecommunicating with the dead -- Inside the haunt box : can electromagnetic fields make you hallucinate? -- Listening to Casper : a psychoacoustics expert sets up camp in England's haunted spots -- Chaffin v. the dead guy in the overcoat : in which the law finds for a ghost, and the author calls in an expert witness -- Six feet over : a computer stands by on an operating room ceiling, awaiting near-death experiencers.
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0393059626 (hardcover)
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