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Science of the magical : from the holy grail to love potions to superpowers

Author: Matt Kaplan; Eric Michael Summerer
Publisher: [Old Saybrook, Cconnecticut] : Tantor Media, Inc., [2015] ℗2015
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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Noted science journalist Matt Kaplan plumbs the rich, lively, and surprising history of the magical objects, places, and rituals that infuse ancient and contemporary myth. Like Ken Jennings and Mary Roach, Kaplan serves as a friendly armchair guide to the world of the supernatural. From the strengthening powers of Viking mead to the super soldiers in movies like Captain America, Kaplan ranges across cultures and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Matt Kaplan; Eric Michael Summerer
ISBN: 9781494514617 1494514613
OCLC Number: 914218130
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Performer(s): Read by Eric Michael Summerer.
Description: 6 audio discs (7.5 hr.) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: Matt Kaplan.

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Noted science journalist Matt Kaplan plumbs the rich, lively, and surprising history of the magical objects, places, and rituals that infuse ancient and contemporary myth. Like Ken Jennings and Mary Roach, Kaplan serves as a friendly armchair guide to the world of the supernatural. From the strengthening powers of Viking mead to the super soldiers in movies like Captain America, Kaplan ranges across cultures and time periods to point out that there is often much more to these enduring magical narratives than mere fantasy. Informative and entertaining.

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