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The Encyclopedia of Superstitions

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The Encyclopedia of Superstitions by Richard Webster
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Have you ever thrown salt over your left shoulder and wondered why? Richard Webster has travelled the globe collecting superstitions from every country and culture. Documented here are over 500 of the most obscure, curious, and downright bizarre superstitions of the Western world. This all-encompassing compilation features modern practices - blessing someone who sneezes, saving wedding cake, and wearing St. Christopher medals while travelling - as well as centuries-old beliefs. Discover how Friday the 13th, the Bermuda Triangle, ravens, and black cats became so unlucky. And why the number seven, pennies, robins and rabbits' feet are associated with good fortune. Trivia fans and fun fact fanatics will adore this eclectic collection of superstitions and irrational beliefs surrounding holidays, births, funerals, weddings, colours, gemstones, trees, flowers, fairies, foods, sailing, the theatre, the mystical, and many more.

Author Biography

Richard Webster was born and raised in New Zealand. He has been interested in the psychic world since he was nine years old. As a teenager, he became involved in hypnotism and later became a professional stage hypnotist. After school, he worked in the publishing business and purchased a bookstore. The concept of reincarnation played a significant role in his decision to become a past-life specialist. Richard has also taught psychic development classes, which are based on many of his books. Richard's first book was published in 1972, fulfilling a childhood dream of becoming an author. Richard is now the author of over a hundred books, and is still writing today. His best-selling books include Spirit Guides & Angel Guardians and Creative Visualization for Beginners. Richard has appeared on several radio and TV programs in the United States and abroad including guest spots on Hard Copy, WMAQ-TV (Chicago), KTLA-TV (Los Angeles), KSTW-TV (Seattle) and the Mike and Matty Show (ABC). He currently resides in New Zealand with his wife and three children. He regularly travels the world to give lectures, workshops and to continue his research.
Release date Australia
February 8th, 2008
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
Illustrations
Imprint
Llewellyn Publications,U.S.
Pages
360
Dimensions
190x232x20
ISBN-13
9780738712772
Product ID
2378026

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