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Sex and Rockets: The Occult World of Jack Parsons by John Carter - Paperback - New Edition, Later Printing - 2004 - from The Book Merchant Jenkins (SKU: 0011829)

Sex and Rockets: The Occult World of Jack Parsons

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Sex and Rockets: The Occult World of Jack Parsons

by John Carter

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0922915970
ISBN 13
9780922915972
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Port Townsend: Feral House, 2004. New Edition, Later Printing. Softcover Paperback. New Book. 22cm x 14cm. xxvi, 238 pages, black and white photographs. Illustrated wrappers. The story of NASA rocket scientist and antichrist Aleister Crowley occultist Jack Parsons. Introduction by Robert Anton Wilson. Shipped Weight: .38 kilos. ISBN: 0922915970. ISBN/EAN: 9780922915972. BZDB407 Biography & Autobiography; Magic, Paranormal & Occult. Sex and Rockets The Occult World of Jack Parsons John Carter

Synopsis

In his short 37 years, John Whiteside "Jack" Parsons embodied at least several different roles in one tormented but glorious life.By day, Parsons' unorthodox genius created a solid rocket fuel that helped the Allies win World War II and NASA send spacecraft to the moon. Co-founder of Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the Aerojet Corporation, a lunar crater was named after Parsons.By night, Parsons called himself The Antichrist when he performed Aleister Crowley's Thelemic rituals to create a new sort of human being that would finally destroy Christianity.In a Pasadena mansion, the dark, handsome Parsons hosted soirees for the emerging literature of science fiction, visited by writers such as Robert Heinlein, Ray Bradbury, and none other than L. Ron Hubbard, who later founded the Church of Scientology. With Hubbard playing his "Scribe", Parsons enacted dark "Babalon" rituals to help foment a new occult age. Jack Parsons died suddenly in a huge, mysterious explosion that even today cannot be definitively explained. Was it murder? Suicide? Or just an accident?

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Bookseller
The Book Merchant Jenkins AU (AU)
Bookseller Inventory #
0011829
Title
Sex and Rockets: The Occult World of Jack Parsons
Author
John Carter
Format/binding
Softcover Paperback
Book condition
New New Book
Quantity available
2
Edition
New Edition, Later Printing
Binding
Paperback
ISBN 10
0922915970
ISBN 13
9780922915972
Publisher
Feral House
Place of Publication
Port Townsend
Date published
2004

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About The Book Merchant Jenkins

Owned and operated by Yarran L. Jenkins since 2006, Logical Unsanity began as a small press, publishing surreal writing and art journals before trading in a wide range of quality secondhand books up and down the east coast of Australia.Logical Unsanity operates an open to the public bookstore, The Book Merchant Jenkins, in West End, and a 24 hour honesty system book shed in Bardon, Brisbane.Logical Unsanity is a member of the Australian Booksellers Association & the Independent Online Booksellers Association.

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