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TRIPPING:
AN ANTHOLOGY OF TRUE-LIFE PSYCHEDELIC ADVENTURES
by Charles Hayes

CONTENTS

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Note to the Reader
Preface

PART I
INTRODUCTION

1. The Psychedelic [in] Society: A Brief Cultural History of Tripping
2. Basic Features of the Psychedelic Experience
3. Methodology and Perspectives Used in the Making of This Book

 

PART II
THE NARRATIVES
(Names with surnames are actual, except where noted, 
while most with first names only are pseudonymous.)  

 

1. Aaron: Trawling the ghost stream
2. Alice Dee (pseudonym): Highway to the sky: The road seen only by the dreamer
3. Anne Waldman: Point and click: Icons in the window to the ancestral manse
4. Brendan: Pealing faces
5. Bruce Eisner: Dazed in the desert at the end of time
6. Carl: The wat of the world
7. Charles Hayes: Eat the moment (and other stories)
8. Charlie: That's when I realized I was out of my senses
9. Clark Heinrich: Heaven (and another story) 
10. Daniel: I realized I was dead
11. Dennis: They don't show you all this on the top of the mountain just to destroy you on your way down
12. Fiona: Unbridled
13. George: Saved by the belle (and other stories)
14. Gregory: Sinister toys and the Internet of souls
15. Henry Bass: Hallucinating the horror of sobriety
16. Herbie Greene: Ride the snake and break on through [or] Crashing the snake dance
17. Jack: Everyone looked like an invertebrate 
18. James: Hell's den and Pan's glen (and other stories)
19. Jarl: An early absolution
20. Jason: The orgasm death dance (and other stories)
21. Jeremy: The schlomus: The price of a moment's doubt
22. John Perry Barlow: My first trip
23. Julian: An awakening from within
24. Kate Coleman: Then the emotions started happening
25. Keely Stahl: The menacing orgasm that almost melted me away
26. Keith: First communion with life
27. Kenny: How can I die if I'm not here? (and other stories)
28. Kevin: To either die or come
29. Lena: I've definitely been psychotic
30. Leonard Gibson: Portals of flame, petals of the lotus blossom
31. Leonard Mercado: Psychedelic terra firma
32. Malcolm: The Psychedelic is the Creator
33. Marcel: Is this a trap or a welcome?
34. Mark: Sounding the black box of the subconscious
35. Mark Fischer: Over the spillway
36.
Matthew S. Kent: Maha maya: The V in my path
37. Megan: A blink of rabbit fur
38. Paul Devereux: Do I want to be seeing this?
39. Peter: Everything else was normal (and other stories)
40. Philip Cooper: The Cathedral of San Pedro the Divine
41. Reverend Marianne: The vision made it real (and other stories)
42. Robert Bell: I had a theory who I was (and another story)
43. Robert Charles Wilson: The immigrant's landing
44. Ruth: The apostate's homecoming
45. Sarah: Our Lady of the Eastern Star
46. Stephen Kessler: The initiate
47. Steve Silberman: The organismic display monitor
48. Steven Martin Cohen: A thousand cruise missiles pointed straight at my brain stem
49. Terry: Loosing the hounds of war
50. Tim Page: Memoirs of an acid-salved war photographer

 

PART III
A CONVERSATION WITH TERENCE MCKENNA

Appendix: A Concise Index of Psychedelic Substances
Notes
Bibliography and Resources (including Websites)
Acknowledgments
Index

 

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