An unassuming (this on both literary and scientific grounds) account of Morey Bernstein's induction, exploration and...

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THE SEARCH FOR BRIDEY MURPHY

An unassuming (this on both literary and scientific grounds) account of Morey Bernstein's induction, exploration and widening experimentation in the field of parapsychology probes some metaphysical mysteries with an openfaced bonhomie, persuades-even where it may not thoroughly corroborate or convince. Bernstein, a Colorado businessman, first became interested in hypnosis- applied it with success to his wife's headaches- later to a boy's stuttering and a paralytic- was himself eager (and failed) to become hypnotized to the point where he tried shock treatment and carbon dioxide. His knowledge of extrasensory communications and manifestations was widened with a visit to Rhine- an acquaintance with the career of the amazing clairvoyant- Edgar Cayce. But

Pub Date: Dec. 8, 1955

ISBN: 0385260032

Page Count: -

Publisher: Doubleday

Review Posted Online: N/A

Kirkus Reviews Issue: Dec. 1, 1955