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The brotherhood of the screaming abyss : my life with Terence McKenna

Author: Dennis J McKenna; Luis Eduardo Luna
Publisher: St. Cloud, Minn. : North Star Press of St. Cloud, [2012] ©2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An autobiography about the author's life with his older brother Terence McKenna, including growing up in Colorado and exploring the Amazon for hallucinogenic plants.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Dennis J McKenna; Terence K McKenna
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dennis J McKenna; Luis Eduardo Luna
ISBN: 9780878396368 0878396365
OCLC Number: 824567173
Notes: Forward by Luis Eduardo Luna.
Description: 508 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: pt. 1: Beginnings. Beginnings --
Three sisters --
Roots and wars --
Terry and Denny --
Happy day rides --
The nobody people --
The collector --
Flying, fishing, and hunting --
Goodbye to all that --
The big picture --
First loves: 1962 --
The California crusade --
The experimental college: 1965 --
Cannabis: 1966 --
The tutor --
A psychedelic education --
Mapping inner space: Carl Jung --
The ladders of ecstasy: Mircea Eliade --
Summer of love: 1967 --
The secret encountered --
The stoners' revenge --
My datura misadventure --
Escape from Mordor: 1968 --
The church lawn bunch --
Busted again: 1969 --
Girl with a gun: 1970 --
pt. 2: Into the abyss. The brotherhood forms --
Our mother's death --
A narrow passage: 1971 --
On the edge of the abyss --
The experiment at La Chorrera --
Waiting for the stone --
The bell tower and a UFO --
Reflections on La Chorrera --
pt. 3: Invisible landscapes. Invisible landscapes --
The timewave --
To see the great man --
Fun with fungi: 1975 --
A lab in paradise --
In the trenches --
An encounter with ayahuasca --
The river of poisons --
Adulthood and its victims --
The plant teachers: 1985 --
The perpetual postdoc --
Climbing the vine: 1991 --
New in town --
The bard in light and shadow --
A desperate situation --
Into the fire.
Responsibility: Dennis McKenna.

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An autobiography about the author's life with his older brother Terence McKenna, including growing up in Colorado and exploring the Amazon for hallucinogenic plants.

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