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How was Joaquin Argamasilla able to see through metal? How did Daniel Home float through the air - high enough to hit his head on the ceiling? How was Evangeline Adams able to predict the future? Could these people actually perform the impossible?
Wonder-Workers! reveals the secrets of these and seven other famous magicians, psychics, and mediums. Investigative writer Joe Nickell tells their stories and examines their claims in the light of science to learn whether they truly did possess powers beyond the range of nature and normal human experience. Dr. Nickell (himself a wonder-worker) guides young readers through these amazing stories, encouraging them to question the unbelievable and discover the truth behind some of the world's greatest mysteries.
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Joe Nickell (Amherst, NY) has been called "the modern Sherlock Holmes" and "the real-life Scully" (from the X-Files). Since 1995 he has been the world’s only fulltime, professional, science-based paranormal investigator. His careful, often innovative investigations have won him international respect in a field charged with controversy. He is the author of numerous books, including most recently Real or Fake? Studies in Authentication and Adventures in Paranormal Investigation. See www.joenickell.com for more.
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Book Description Prometheus Books, 1991. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0879756888
Book Description Prometheus Books, 1991. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0879756888