Being elsewhere

by John P. Sisk

Publisher: Eastern Washington University Press in Cheney, WA

Written in English
Cover of: Being elsewhere | John P. Sisk
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Edition Notes

Statementby John P. Sisk.
LC ClassificationsAC8 .S556 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 154 p. ;
Number of Pages154
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1104290M
ISBN 100910055165, 0910055157
LC Control Number94029354

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FROM ELSEWHERE. An Interview with Scott Mandelker, PHD Author Introduction: Scott Mandelker, Ph.D. is the author of From Elsewhere: Being ET in America (Birch Lane Press, ), the first complete study of individuals who consciously claim to be extraterrestrial souls.

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This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials. This character is a fifteen-year-old girl who one day was riding her bicycle to the mall to help her best friend pick out a dress for the prom when she was hit by a taxi.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Sisk, John P., Being elsewhere. Cheney, WA: Eastern Washington University Press, (OCoLC) After fifteen-year-old Liz is killed in a bicycle accident, she arrives at Elsewhere.

This place is similar to Earth except that the people age backwards until they become babies again. At the time in her life when she is anxious to drive and date boys.

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until she returns to being an infant and is sent back to Earth to be born again. Liz spends her first month on Elsewhere spending all of her time to watch her family, friends, and classmates back on Earth.

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Elsewhere definition is - in or to another place. How to use elsewhere in a sentence. Elsewhere - the afterlife where people go when they die Observation Deck (OP) - a place on Elsewhere where residents can view life back on Earth Enternims - the official currency of Elsewhere Avocation - another name for a career that everyone on Elsewhere must choose The Well - a place where an Elsewhere resident can make contact with the livingFile Size: KB.

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