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The Resource Spook : science tackles the afterlife, by Mary Roach

Spook : science tackles the afterlife, by Mary Roach

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Spook : science tackles the afterlife
Title
Spook
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science tackles the afterlife
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by Mary Roach
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eng
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Title
Spook
Creator
Summary
Draws on the achievements of scientists, engineers, and mediums to consider the feasibility of life after death, from a reincarnation researcher's experimentation with out-of-body experiences to laboratory investigations into ghosts
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Genre
Tone
Writing style
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 2005
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159144
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
129
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
BL535
LC item number
.R63 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Target audience
adult
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Mary Roach
Spook : science tackles the afterlife, by Mary Roach
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Spook : science tackles the afterlife, by Mary Roach
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http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0513/2005014450.html
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Includes bibliographical references
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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Edition
1st ed.
Extent
p. cm.
Isbn
9780393059625
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2005014450

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