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Author Golembiewski, Jan,
Title Magic / Jan Golembiewski.
Imprint Melbourne, Vic. : Transit Lounge, 2018.

Author Golembiewski, Jan,
Subject Golembiewski, Jan.
Golembiewski, Jan -- Travel.
Travel writing.
Marvelous, The.
Description 1 online resource (ix, 373 pages)
Summary This is a true story ... A young man heads off on a journey to find out if magic still exists in the world, to know its wonder, and to see if it might save him when his own life is unexpectedly at stake. Instead of retreating after being deported from Mexico, or beaten up in Guatemala, he travels to the Caribbean where he meets a Rastafarian Don Juan who teaches him about the ǹatural mystic;' a magical tradition that had travelled to the Caribbean centuries earlier with the slavery trade. Fate further propels his travels through the Americas and Europe to locate the source of this esoteric knowledge in Mother Africa, where his emerging mastery of mysticism is tested by the Sahara desert. He is imprisoned in Nigeria, and tortured, and then sold as a slave. Magic is the story of an incredible journey, both physical and spiritual, that reverberates with literary voice and authenticity: the uniqueness of lived adventure and of a passionate heart and vision. Upon closing the last page of this book, we ache for the innocence to lose our way and travel deeper, to rediscover the savage but delicious nature of the miraculous in our own lives.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781925760156 (electronic bk.)
1925760154 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 1076359232
Additional Format Print version: Golembiewski, Jan. Magic. Melbourne, Vic. : Transit Lounge, 2018 9781925760071 (OCoLC)1048935786

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