A new edition of the landmark, worldwide bestseller on the life of the famed medical clairvoyant and founding father of the New Age: Edgar Cayce.
Edgar Cayce (1877-1945) is known to millions today as the grandfather of the New Age. A medical clairvoyant, psychic, and Christian mystic, Cayce provided medical, psychological, and spiritual advice to thousands of people who swore by the effectiveness of his trance-based readings.
But Cayce was not always a household name. When a young, skeptical journalist named Thomas Sugrue first met Cayce in 1927 the world had not yet heard of the "sleeping prophet.” During years of unique access, Sugrue completed his landmark biography, which on its publication in 1942 brought national attention to Cayce and stands as the sole record written during the seer’s lifetime.
This edition includes a new introduction by historian Mitch Horowitz that highlights the enduring significance of Cayce’s message and the role this book played in its dissemination.
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This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. We appreciate your understanding of the imperfections in the preservation process, and hope you enjoy this valuable book.About the Author:
Thomas Sugrue (1907-1953) was a widely respected and world-travelled journalist who wrote for many of the nation’s leading newspapers and magazines. Sugrue sought medical help through Edgar Cayce’s channeled readings, and went on to become both Cayce’s biographer and a lifelong supporter.
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Book Description Henry Holt & Co. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0030280508 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW4.0008378
Book Description Henry Holt & Co, 1945. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 30280508
Book Description Henry Holt & Co, 1945. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110030280508