Adventures in the Supernormal by Eileen J. Garrett
Publication Date: 2002
Description: As an anniversary tribute, Eileen Garrett’s early autobiography Adventures in the Supernormal has been published in its entirety, with the addition of remembrances from those who actually knew this complex and utterly fascinating individual. The renowned medium, author and entrepreneur recounts how her powerful psychical gifts steered the course of her life and touched the lives of many others, both famous and obscure. First published in 1949, this latest edition of Adventures in the Supernormal is newly reprinted with never-before-seen photos. Also included is a short biographical essay about her life after Adventures and a selected bibliography of works by and about Garrett prepared by Dr. Carlos S. Alvarado.
About the Author: Eileen Garrett is one of the most respected mediums of the 20th century. She was was born in 1893, in Ireland. From the beginning, her life was riddled with tragedy. Her parents both committed suicide shortly after her birth; she was then adopted by an aunt and uncle. She began to have psychic experiences as a child but did not fully explore this implications until she moved to the United States later in her life. Garrett’s greatest achievement was founding the Parapsychology Foundation in 1951. Garrett died in 1970.