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The Resource Spook : science tackles the afterlife, Mary Roach

Spook : science tackles the afterlife, Mary Roach

Label
Spook : science tackles the afterlife
Title
Spook
Title remainder
science tackles the afterlife
Statement of responsibility
Mary Roach
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Tone
Writing style
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 2005
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159144
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Roach, Mary
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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True
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  • Future life
  • Religion and science
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
science tackles the afterlife
Label
Spook : science tackles the afterlife, Mary Roach
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [299]-311)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
20064181
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
311 pages
Isbn
9780393059625
Lccn
2005014450
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780393059625
Label
Spook : science tackles the afterlife, Mary Roach
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [299]-311)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
20064181
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
311 pages
Isbn
9780393059625
Lccn
2005014450
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780393059625

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