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What happens when we die? Does the light just go out and that's that—the million-year nap? Or will some part of my personality, my me-ness persist? What will that feel like? What will I do all day? Is there a place to plug in my lap-top? In an attempt to find out, Mary Roach brings her tireless curiosity to bear on an array of contemporary and historical soul-searchers: scientists, schemers, engineers, mediums, all trying to prove (or disprove) that life goes on after we die.
Draws on the beliefs and achievements of a range of contemporary and historical 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 and the nature of consciousness. By the author of
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Number of Pages: 311
Genre: Religion + Beliefs
Sub-Genre: Parapsychology / Near-Death Experience, Reincarnation, Spiritualism
Publisher: W W Norton & Co Inc
Author: Mary Roach
Street Date: October 1, 2006
Item Number (DPCI): 248-25-8966
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