9780062506528

True Hallucinations : Being an Account of the Author's Extraordinary Adventures in the Devil's Paradise

  • ISBN 13:

    9780062506528

  • ISBN 10:

    0062506528

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 04/07/2010
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publications

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Summary

This mesmerizing, surreal account of the bizarre adventures of Terence McKenna, his brother Dennis, and a small band of their friends, is a wild ride of exotic experience and scientific inquiry. Exploring the Amazon Basin in search of mythical shamanic hallucinogens, they encounter a host of unusual characters -- including a mushroom, a flying saucer, pirate Mantids from outer space, an appearance by James and Nora Joyce in the guise of poultry, and translinguistic matter -- and discover the missing link in the development of human consciousness and language.

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