Dr. Bob’s Free Books

We have 100s of books which need new homes.
So, we propose to give them away.
The only cost is shipping by Media Mail.
First book is $4.00. Each additional is $1.00 more.


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Categories Below: Medicine/Healing - Memoirs/Biographies - Music - History - Odds & Ends

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Old Soul Returns to Earth

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PHENOMENON:
13 Lives of the Millennium Man

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Medicine/Healing


Electrodynamic Man,
Leonard Ravitz, Rutledge Books, Danbury, CT, 2002. Hardback/Jacket.
Electromagnetic Field Measurements in Biology, Medicine, Hypnosis & Psychiatry.

The D.O.s,
Norman Gevitz, Johns Hopkins University, 1982. Hardback. Autographed.
Osteopathic Medicine in America.

The Modern Bethesda,
AE Newton, reprint - first published 1879. Paperback.
The Gift of Healing Restored, Some Account of the Life and Labors of J.R. Newton, Healer.

Edgar Cayce on Vibrations,
Kevin J. Todeschi, ARE Press, Virginia Beach, 2007.
Spirit in Motion. A study of vibrations based on the Edgar Cayce readings.

Healing from the Source,  Yeshi Dhonden, Snow Lion, Ithaca, 2000. Paperback.
The Science and Lore of Tibetan Medicine.

Hand to Hand,
John Harvey Gray and Lourdes Gray, XLibris, 2002.
The Longest-Practicing Reiki Master Tells His Story

The Youngest Science,
Lewis Thomas, Viking, NY, NY, 1983. Hardback/Jacket.
Notes of a Medicine-Watcher. By author of The Lives of a Cell.

A Surgeon’s Odyssey,
Richard Moss, Archway, Bloomington, IN, 2018. Paperback.
A young surgeon travels Southeast Asia plying his trade and learning life lessons.

Chiropractic in America,
J. Stuart Moore, Johns Hopkins, 1993. Hardback - Exlibris.
A history of a medical alternative. Useful information.

Bonding, Klaus, Kennell & Klaus, Addison, 1995. Paperback.
Building the foundations of secure attachment and independence.
A bit heavy on research studies, not much for stories.

Woman Who Glows in the Dark, Elena Avila, Tarcher, 1999. Paperback.
A curandera reveals traditional Aztec secrets of physical & spiritual health.

Head First, Norman Cousins, Penguin, 1989. Paperback. See our Review.
The biology of hope and the healing power of the human spirit.
A recounting of Cousins’s time as adjunct professor at the UCLA medical school.
He probably did more good for many patients than lots of the school’s physicians.

Florence Nightingale, Hugh Small, St. Martin’s, 1999. Hardback - Exlibri. See our Review.
Avenging Angel – Small’s research into Nightingale’s life especially after the Crimean War.

My Beautiful Detour, Amy Oestreicher, Singing Tree, 2019. Review copy.
An unthinkable journey from gutless to grateful.
500+ pages on a young woman’s path after her stomach “exploded.” 

Rex, Cathleen Lewis, Thomas Nelson, 2008. Paperback
A mother, her autistic child, and the music that transformed their lives.
Rex is not only autistic, but also blind. See our Review.

Soul Retrieval, Sandra Ingerman, Harper Collins, 1991. Paperback.
Mending the Fragmented Self.
An alternative to psychoanalysis drawn from shamanic tradition.

The Call, Oral Roberts, Avon, 1978. Paperback.
Oral Roberts’s Autobiography.
His journey from healing thousands in tents to building Oral Roberts University.

Coyote Medicine, Lewis Mehl-Madrona, Fireside, 1997. Paperback. See our Review.
Lessons from Native American Healing.
A university-trained physician delves deeply into Native American Medicine.

Gabby, Gabrielle Giffords & Mark Kelly, Schuster, 2011. Hardback with jacket.
A Story of Courage and Hope.
See our Review.
Mark Kelly tells of the couples’ journeys and details following Gabby’s wounding.

Daughter of Destiny, Jamie Buckingham, Bridge-Logos, North Brunswick, 1999. PB
Kathryn Kuhlman: She Spoke of God and Miracles.
Authorized biography of the famous healer.

And There Was Light, Jacques Lusseyran, Morning Light, Sand Point, 1963/2006. PB.
Autobiography of the Blind Hero of the French Resistance in WWII.
See our Review.

Still Me, Christopher Reeve, Ballantine, 1999. Hardback, Exlibris.
See our Review.
Superman’s personal story with especial focus on life after his fall and quadriplegia.

The Blue Cord, Laurel Duran, DuirSoul, Santa Fe, 1995. Paperback.
See our Review.
Once upon a time, the author, a massage therapist, died in a crash and returned to a paralyzed body.

The Alarming History of Medicine, Richard Gordon, St. Martin’s, 1993. Paperback.
Amusing Anecdotes from Hippocrates to Heart Transplants.

Edgar Cayce on Vibrations, Kevin Todeschi, A.R.E. Press, 2007. Paperback.
Spirit in Motion.

John of God, Heather Cummings and Karen Loeffler, Atria, 2007. Hardback/jacket.
The Brazilian Healer’s Touched the Lives of Millions.
See our Review.
Written long before the healer was arrested and imprisoned for touching too much.

John of God, Cristina Rocha, Oxford University, 2017. Paperback.
The Globalization of Brazilian Faith Healing.
A sociological view of the healing phenomena which spread from a small town in Brazil.

The Royal Touch, Marc Bloch, Dorset, 1961. Hardback with jacket.
Monarchy and Miracles in France and England.
A studious review of healing through royal hands.

Sounding the Inner Landscape, Kay Gardner, Caduceus, 1990. Paperback.
Music as Medicine.
A musician treads through mysteries of music and connections with healing.

The Humming Effect, Jonathan & Andi Goldman, Healing Arts, 2017. Paperback.
Sound Healing for Healing and Happiness.
Small volume which explores potentials to heal through Humming.

Healing Sounds, Jonathan Goldman, Healing Arts, 2002. Paperback.
The Power of Harmonics.
Using harmonic frequencies to stimulate healing. 

Practical Guide
to Magnetic & Spiritual Healing, Jussara Korngold, Spiritist Alliance, 1999. Paperback.
Written from the standpoint of Latin American Spiritists.

Abundantly Well, Susun S. Weed, Ashtree Publishing, 2019. Review copy.
The Complementary Integrated Medical Revolution - The Wise Woman Way.
An encyclopedic view medicine and healing. See our Review.

Psychic Surgery & Faith Healing, Jessica Bryan, Lampico Creek, 1997. Paperback.
In the Lowlands of Pangasinan.
See our Review.
An American’s adventures in healing and romance in the Philippines.

House Calls, Patch Adams, Robert D. Reed, 1998. Paperback.
How we can all heal the world one visit at a time.
Patch Adams uses humor & cartoons to get his message across.

Honoring the Medicine, Kenneth Cohen, One World Ballantine, 2003. Hardback/Jacket.
The Essential Guide to Native American Healing.

Sufferers & Healers, Lucinda McCray Beier, Routledge, London, 1987. Hardback.
The experience of illness in Seventeenth-Century England.
Scholarly research on the life and times.

Born to Heal, Analea McGarey, Inkwell, 2003. Paperback.
The Life Story of Holistic Pioneer, Gladys Taylor McGarey, M.D.
Biography done by Gladys’s daughter.
See our Review.

The Physician Within YOU, Gladys Taylor McGarey, Inkwell, 2000. Paperback.
Dr. McGarey shares the guiding philosophy of her 50-year medical practice.
See our Review.

 The Edgar Cayce Handbook …, Harold J. Reilly, Berkley, 1975. Paperback.
For Health through Drugless Therapy. Hundreds of Practical Tips for Super Health.

The Oil That Heals, William A. McGarey, A.R.E. Press, 1993. Paperback.
A Physician’s Successes with Castor Oil Treatments.

The Brazilian Healer with the Kitchen Knife, Sandy Johnson, Rodale, 2003. Hardback.
And Other Stories of Mystics, Shamans, and Miracle Makers.

The Wounded Healer, Henri Nouwen, Doubleday, 1990. Paperback.
In our own Woundednesss, We can become a Source of Life for others.

Holistic Medicine, Tracy Deliman & John Smolowe, Reston, 1982. Hardback - Exlibris.
Harmony of Body Mind Spirit.

Becoming a Physician, Thomas Neville Bonner, Johns Hopkins, 1995. Paperback.
Medical Education in Britain, France, Germany, and the United States, 1750-1945.


Healing, Francis MacNutt, Ave Maria Press, Notre Dame, 1978. Paperback.
The first comprehensive Catholic book on healing -
By the foremost authority on the healing ministry in the Roman Catholic Church today.

Healing from the Source, Yeshi Dhonden, Snow Lion, 2000. Paperback.
The Science and Lore of Tibetan Medicine.

Hallucinations, Oliver Sacks, Vintage, 2012.
National Bestseller

Stories the Feet Can Tell Thru Reflexology, Eunice D. Ingham, 1984.
Paperback.
& Stories the Feet Have Told Thru Reflexology


Memoirs/Biographies

The Education of a Public Man, Hubert H. Humphrey, Doubleday, NY, NY, 1976. Hardback/Jacket.
My Life and Politics.

Until Tuesday,
Luis Carlos Montalvan, Hyperion, 2011. Hardcover/jacket.
A Wounded Warrior and the Golden Retriever Who Saved Him.

Uncle Tungsten, Oliver Sacks, Vintage, 2002. Paperback.
Memories of a Chemical Boyhood.
The first autobiography of neurologist Oliver Sacks - his early years. See our Review.

Memoirs of an Ordinary Mystic, Dorothy G. Maclean, Lorian Press, 2010. Paperback.
Autobiography of one the founder’s of Findhorn Garden.

Cracking the Egyptian Code, Andrew Robinson, Oxford, 2012. Hardback - Exlibris.
The Revolutionary Life of Jean-Francois Champollion.
Historical review of Champollion and his decoding of the Rosetta Stone.

American Emperor, David O. Stewart, Simon & Schuster, 2011. Hardback.
Aaron Burr’s Challenge to Jefferson’s America.
Narrates the notorious Burr’s life, duel with Hamilton, efforts to take over the USA.

The Heretic in Darwin’s Court, Ross A. Slotten, Cornell, 2004, Hardback with jacket.
The Life of Alfred Russel Wallace.
Tightly woven tome on Wallace’s life and work which rivaled that of Charles Darwin.

Gabby, Gabrielle Giffords & Mark Kelly, Schuster, 2011. Hardback with jacket.
A Story of Courage and Hope. See our Review.
Mark Kelly tells of the couples’ journeys and details following Gabby’s wounding.

Daughter of Destiny, Jamie Buckingham, Bridge-Logos, North Brunswick, 1999. PB
Kathryn Kuhlman: She Spoke of God and Miracles.
Authorized biography of the famous healer.

And There Was Light, Jacques Lusseyran, Morning Light, Sand Point, 1963/2006. PB.
Autobiography of the Blind Hero of the French Resistance in WWII. See our Review.

Still Me, Christopher Reeve, Ballantine, 1999. Hardback, Exlibris.
See our Review.
Superman’s personal story with especial focus on life after his fall and quadriplegia.

The Blue Cord, Laurel Duran, DuirSoul, Santa Fe, 1995. Paperback.
See our Review.
Once upon a time, the author, a massage therapist, died in a crash and returned to a paralyzed body.
See our Review.


Julius Caesar, Michael Grant, Evans, 1969. Hardback with jacket.
A Biography of the politician, showman, administrator, writer, & military genius.

The Scientist, John C. Lilly, Ronin, 1997. Paperback.
A Metaphysical Autobiography.
Lilly’s life and adventures with dolphins and mind-altering drugs.

Born to Heal, Analea McGarey, Inkwell, 2003. Paperback.
See our Review.
The Life Story of Holistic Pioneer, Gladys Taylor McGarey, M.D.

Evita, Nicholas Fraser & Marysa Navarro, Norton, 1996. Paperback.
The Real Life of Eva Peron.

Many Voices, Eileen J. Garrett, Putnam, 1968. Hardback.
The Autobiography of a Medium.

Planet Walker, John Francis, National Geographic, 2005. Hardback/jacket.
17 Years of Silence, 22 Years of Walking.

Arlene Francis,Arlene Francis & Florence Rome, Simon & Schuster, 1978. Hardback, Exlibris.
A personal, intimate, warm autobiography by a star of Stage, Screeen and Television.

Shattered Love, Richard Chamberlain, Harper Collins, 2003. Hardback/Jacket.
A Memoir by a talented man growing into self-awareness.

Unmasked, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Harper, 2019.
A Memoir and weighty tome which covers the first half of the great composer’s life.
New York Times Bestseller

Andean Adventures, Allan J. Wind, Independent, 2020. Paperback. Review Copy.
An Unexpected Search for Meaning, Purpose & Discovery across Three Countries.

Terry, George McGovern, Plume Book, NY, NY, 1997. Paperback
My Daughter's Life-and-Death Struggle with Alcoholism. National Bestseller

Angela’s Ashes, Frank McCourt, Scribner, 1996. Hardcover with jacket.
Reminiscences of The Teacher Man about his family moving from Ireland to America.


Music

Sounding the Inner Landscape, Kay Gardner, Caduceus, 1990. Paperback.
Music as Medicine.
A musician treads through mysteries of music and connections with healing.

The Humming Effect, Jonathan & Andi Goldman, Healing Arts, 2017. Paperback.
Sound Healing for Healing and Happiness.
Small volume which explores potentials to heal through Humming.

Healing Sounds, Jonathan Goldman, Healing Arts, 2002. Paperback.
The Power of Harmonics.
Using harmonic frequencies to stimulate healing. 

Rock n’ Blues Harmonica, Jon Gindick, Cross Harp, 2010. Paperback.
A World of Harp Knowledge, Songs, Stories, Lessons, Riffs, etc.
Includes CD and online support. Large Pages - 8 1/2 X 11.

The Gerswhins and Me, Michael Feinstein,
Simon & Schuster, 2012. Hardback & jacket.
A Personal History in Twelve Songs.
Feinstein retells his time with Ira Gershwin through 12 of their great tunes. Includes CD.

Music as the Bridge, S
hirley Rabb Winston, A.R.E. Press, 1972. Pamphlet - 68 p.
Based on the Edgar Cayce Readings.

The Glass Armonica,
William Zeitler, Musica Arcana, 2013. Paperback - autographed.
The Music and the Madness.


Music Comes to America. David Ewen, Allen Town & Heath, 1947. Hardback. Exlibris.


History

The Essential America,
George McGovern, Simon & Schuster, 2004. Hardback/Jacket.
Our Founders and the Liberal Tradition

Brave Companions,
David McCullough, Simon & Schuster, 1997. Paperback - tattered cover.
Portraits in History. Stories of significant figures from recent history, well told.
 
Cracking the Egyptian Code, Andrew Robinson, Oxford, 2012. Hardback - Exlibris.
The Revolutionary Life of Jean-Francois Champollion.
Historical review of Champollion and his decoding of the Rosetta Stone.

Profiles in Courage, John F. Kennedy, Harper & Row, Memorial Edition. Hardback.
Kennedy’s classic vignettes of politicians who stood strong for principles in difficult moments in their careers.

American Emperor, David O. Stewart, Simon & Schuster, 2011. Hardback.
Aaron Burr’s Challenge to Jefferson’s America.
Narrates the notorious Burr’s life, duel with Hamilton, efforts to take over the USA.

One Nation Under Gods, Richard Abanes, Four Walls Eight Windows, 2002, Hardback/jacket.
A History of the Mormon Church.
Large volume, meticulous chronology.

The Heretic in Darwin’s Court, Ross A. Slotten, Cornell, 2004, Hardback with jacket.
The Life of Alfred Russel Wallace.
Tightly woven tome on Wallace’s life and work which rivaled that of Charles Darwin.

The Fasting Girl, Michelle Stacey, Tarcher-Penguin, 2002. Paperback
A True Victorian Medical Mystery.
A 19th-century phenomenon viewed through a 20-century psychological lens.

The Royal Touch, Marc Bloch, Dorset, 1961. Hardback with jacket.
Monarchy and Miracles in France and England.
A studious review of healing through royal hands.

The Search for the Panchen Lama, Isabel Hilton, Norton, 1999. Hardback with jacket.
A tale of Tibetan-Chinese politics, still unfolding.

Eighteenth-Century Europe, Jeremy Black, Macmillan, 1999. Paperback.
Large volume which gives in-depth picture of the continent in the midst of great changes.

The Discovery of the Tomb of Tutankhamen, Carter & Mace, Dover, 1923/77. Paperback.
Reprint of Carter’s “odyssey toward the most dramatic archeological find of the century.

Essays and New Atlantis, Francis Bacon, Walter Black, 1942. Hardback.

The Essential America, George McGovern, Simon & Schuster. Hardback/Jacket.
Our Founders and the Liberal Tradition.
American history viewed through the eyes of a statesman, historian, Godly man.

Soiled Doves,
Anne Seagraves, Wesanne Publications, 1994. Paperback.
Prostitution in the Early West.

Hildegard of Bingen: A Saint for Our Times,
Matthew Fox, Namaste, Vancouver, 2012. Paperback.
Unleashing her Power in the 21st Century.

Odds & Ends

The Voice of the Silence, Helena Blavatsky, Reprint by Mt. San Antonio College

Nevada, Handbook for Travelers,
Scott Smith, Moonbooks, No date. Paperback.

Fatima Prophecy,
Ray Stanford, Ballantine, 1987. Paperback.
A psychic channels the controversial prophecy of Fatima.
Commentary on the Stanford’s readings.

The Intention Experiment, Lynne McTaggart, Free Press, 2009. Paperback.
Using your thoughts to change your life and the world.
Small print, much research and following threads into thought experiments.

Spellbound, Maria M. Tatar, Princeton, 1978. Hardback/jacket.
Studies on Mesmerism and Literature.
Scholarly research of Mesmer’s influence on several major literary figures.

The Color Purple, Alice Walker, Pocket Books, 1982. Paperback - tattered cover.
The novel which inspired the Spielberg film.

The Road to Enlightenment, Yogmata Keiko Aikawa, Kodansha, 2016. Paperback.
Finding the Way through Yoga Teachings and Meditation.
A Japanese woman trained as a yogi tells of her journey, but mostly philosophy.

American Fascists, Chris Hedges, Free Press, 2006. Hardback.
The Christian Right and the War on America.
Pulitzer prize-winning journalist and minister takes on the Christian Right.

Rich Dad, Poor Dad, Robert T. Kiyosaki, Warner Books, 1998. Paperback.
What the rich teach their kids about money - that the poor and middle class do not!
The #1 New York Times Bestseller.

Learn to Love, Thomas Jordan, Self-Published, 2019. Paperback, Review copy.
Guide to healing your disappointing love life.
A self-help manual. Small volume.

Laya Yoga, Shyam Sundar Goswami, Inner Traditions, 1999. Large Size Paperback.
The Definitive Guide to the Chakras and Kundalini.
Large volume, small print, meticulous detail.

The Magic Man, I.G. Edmonds, Thomas Nelson, 1973. Hardback, Exlibris.
The Life of Robert Houdin, a 19th-century French stage magician.

Dickens’s Christmas Spirits, Charles Dickens, Dover, 2010. Hardback.
A Christmas Carol and other Tales. A Dickens Anthology.

And the Silent Spoke, Amy L. Greeson, Wisdom House, 2019. Review Copy.
A pharmacist’s travelogue from journeys to exotic locations searching for new drugs.

Chicken Soup for the Soul, Jack Canfield & Mark Victor Hanson, CSS, 1993. Paperback.
The Original: 101 More Stories to Open the Heart and Rekindle the Spirit.

Chicken Soup for the Soul, Jack Canfield & Mark Victor Hanson, HCI, 1993. Paperback.
A Second Helping: 101 More Stories to Open the Heart and Rekindle the Spirit.

Behaving as if the God in all things Mattered, Machaelle Wright, Perelandra, 1997.
A personal story of learning to communicate with nature spirits and devas.

Human Personality & Its Survival of Bodily Death, F.W.H. Myers, Hampton Roads, 1961/2001.
Myers endeavors to break down the wall between science and superstition.

The Secret Power of Pyramids, Bill Schul & Ed Pettit, Fawcett, 1975. Paperback.
Astonishing new discoveries about pyramids and how they can change your life.
 
The Story of Esther Costello, Nicholas Montsarrat, Cassel, 1953. Hardback/jacket.
A novel by the author of The Cruel Sea.

My Mother’s Hands, John Trent & Erin Healy, Water Brook, 2000. Hardback/jacket.
Celebrating Her Special Touch. Small size with @ 100 pages.

The Messengers, Julia Ingram & B.W. Hardin, Pocket Books, 1998. Paperback.
A True Story of Angelic Presence and the Return of the Age of Miracles.

The Degrees of the Zodiac Symbolized, Astrology Classics, 1898/2004. Paperback.
A Set by Charubel & A Set by Sepharial.

Wheels of Light, Rosalyn L. Bruyere, Bon, 1989. Oversize Paperback.
A Study of the Chakras.

Sons and Lovers, D.H. Lawrence, Viking, 1913/1958. Paperback.
Lawrence’s famous novel.

Sacred Waters, Stephen Alter, Harcourt, 2001. Hardback/jacket. Exlibris.
A Pilgrimage of the Ganges River to the Source of Hindu Culture.

How to Win Friends and Influence People,
Dale Carnegie, Pocket Books, 1974. Paperback.
The Outstanding Bestseller.







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