By Piers Moore Ede
This is often the tale of a guy who launched into a quest that many people have dreamed approximately. disenchanted via a global addicted to fabric wealth and medical truth, he made up our minds to commute around the globe looking for anything extra significant: the paranormal, the magical. His trip takes him from snow-blanketed villages within the Himalayas to tiny, covert groups of whirling dervishes in rural Turkey; from the world's greatest non secular competition at the banks of the swollen Ganges to a dappled, historic Sufi area in Delhi. Lyrical and clear-sighted, "All types of Magic" is an engaging exploration of the hidden global of miracles that's instantly deeply own and common in its scope.
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Groote’s mouth went dry. ’ 'Not your worry. But I do need you to worry about a woman in Santa Fe. Her name is Doctor Allison Vance. She’s been working with the patients who’ve tested the drug in a psych hospital I own there. My research director’s worried that she might blow a whistle on me to the FDA. She does that, no miracle drug for anybody. ’ 'I already dislike Doctor Vance intensely,’ Groote said. ’ Quantrill grinned. 'I knew you were the right guy for this job. Go to New Mexico on the next available flight.
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WITSEC had told him he was permitted to tell his psychiatrist of his status as a protected witness – it was considered crucial for successful therapy, given the enormous mental ordeal relocation was for witnesses. But he’d never told Allison he was in witness protection. She knew only that he’d been involved in a shooting and exonerated by the authorities. WITSEC requested he specifically not tell Allison his real name or where he’d originally come from, unless it was critical to his therapy.