In March 1971, Terence McKenna, his brother Dennis and a small gypsy-like band of friends set off for the Colombian Amazonas. Along the surreal way, they encounter a cast of remarkable characters - including a mushroom, a flying saucer, pirates from outer space, and James Joyce in the guise of poultry.
One result of their adventures was McKenna's theory that psilocybin, the psychoactive ingredient in the stropharia cubensis mushroom, is the missing link in the development of human consciousness and language...
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"A rollicking intellectual adventure yarn of the highest order. . ." (Tony Stevens, author of STORMING HEAVEN: LSD AND THE AMERICAN DREAM)
"Truly amazing" (THE VILLAGE VOICE)
A classic romp through the jungles of the Amazon and the mind by one of America's great psychedelic explorers
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Book Description Harpercollins, 1993. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # SONG0062505459
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