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A unique book about the "magic" attraction of total eclipse
Author herself a psychologist and seasoned eclipse chaser
Personal accounts help to convey the fascination
Entertaining reading for the bystander, incidental watcher and addict alike
Seeing a total solar eclipse is often described as a once-in-a-lifetime experience. However, for many who have experienced totality, once-in-a-lifetime is simply not enough. They want more, and are willing to go to great lengths often at great expense to repeat the experience. What is it like to experience totality? What is it about the experience that motivates these eclipse chasers? Is there an eclipse chaser personality? Can eclipse chasing actually be described as an addiction? This book describes the people who dedicate their lives to chasing their dream.
Content Level »Popular/general
Keywords »Eclipse chaser - Personal eclipse stories - Psychology of eclipse chasing - Solar eclipse - Total eclipse - Totality - Umbraphile