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Walking through walls : a memoir

Author: Philip Rand Smith
Publisher: New York : Atria Books, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Atria books hardcover edView all editions and formats
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Smith's hilarious and profound memoir about coming-of-age in 1960s Miami with a decorator father who discovers he has the power to talk to the dead and heal the sick.
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Named Person: Lew Smith; Philip Rand Smith
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Rand Smith
ISBN: 9781416542940 1416542949
OCLC Number: 226966454
Description: xiv, 332 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Redneck mambo --
War on Sanpaku --
The human ray gun --
Devil be gone --
Spirit talk in Overtown --
Meet the preacher --
Psychic shopping --
Pink or gray? --
Dios mio, Dr. Siegel --
In shock --
Futurama --
Into the etheric --
Another angry doctor --
The goddess debuts --
The mad scientist --
Pure magic.
Responsibility: Philip Smith.
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In this charming and profound memoir of a most unusual father-and-son relationship, Smith describes growing up in Miami during the psychedelic 1960s with his father, a renowned decorator, who one day  Read more...

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"At long last, a subject worthy of a memoir. Philip Smith recounts the story of his father, a visionary, a psychic healer, and a saint, with matter-of-fact grace, without ever denying how difficult Read more...

 
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