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An encyclopedia of claims, frauds, and hoaxes of the occult and supernatural : James Randi's decidedly skeptical definitions of alternative realities

Author: James Randi
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Griffin, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st St. Martin's Griffin edView all editions and formats
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In this remarkable encyclopedia, James Randi casts his cynical eye on the dubious genes of the occult and the supernatural. With 666 entries and hundreds of illustrations throughout, this book examines the shady world of manipulators, occultists, and shamanists in microscopic detail. Topics include Jeane Dixon's long string of failed predictions, the elaborate hoax surrounding the mystery of the Abominable Snowman,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Randi
ISBN: 0312151195 9780312151195
OCLC Number: 35978760
Notes: Originally published: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1995.
Description: xviii, 284 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Responsibility: exposed by James Randi.

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In this remarkable encyclopedia, James Randi casts his cynical eye on the dubious genes of the occult and the supernatural. With 666 entries and hundreds of illustrations throughout, this book examines the shady world of manipulators, occultists, and shamanists in microscopic detail. Topics include Jeane Dixon's long string of failed predictions, the elaborate hoax surrounding the mystery of the Abominable Snowman, and much more.

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