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By Wilhelm Reich,Mary Boyd Higgins

A new autobiographical paintings by means of essentially the most unique and debatable thinkers of our time.

"I seemed up on a daily basis from at the back of the bars to the Statue of Liberty in long island Harbor. Her mild shone brightly right into a darkish night." With those phrases, Wilhelm Reich defined his event as an "enemy alien" imprisoned on Ellis Island within the aftermath of the japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor.

American Odyssey, compiled from his correspondence and journals, chronicles Reich's first years in the USA. They have been years of prodigious accomplishment during which he built the orgone strength accumulator-the so-called orgone field; released his first books in English; made breakthroughs in his research of orgone strength in social pathology, physics, astronomy, and melanoma; and none except Albert Einstein in trying out his theories. the USA introduced a brand new marriage, a brand new son, a brand new workforce of scholars, and a brand new laboratory. yet those have been years of fierce fight to boot: the denial of an American clinical license, the refusal of a patent at the orgone accumulator, and, ultimately, a slanderous article that will incite the nutrition and Drug management to the dogged assault on Reich that may proceed until eventually his dying in one other felony mobilephone ten years later.

American Odyssey finds greater than a interval within the lifetime of an embattled scientist. It discloses the social and highbrow lifetime of a rustic in a tumultuous time in history.

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