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Author Love, Robert, 1951-

Title The Great Oom : the improbable birth of yoga in America / Robert Love.

Imprint New York : Viking, c2010.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    294.3443 LOV    Available
Description xii, 402 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Preface -- Prologue: A man in love with beauty -- First son of a first son -- Kali Mudra -- Tantrik nights -- Downfall and disgrace -- "What is this man?" -- Yoga at large -- Partners -- Expansion -- For love and money -- The promised land -- Welcome to Nyack -- Interrogation -- Body and mind -- Enter Sir Paul -- Bach, baseball, and Buddha -- The Vanderbilt knot -- The show goes on -- Blue skies, big plans -- A leap of faith -- Good times, bad times -- Citizen Oom -- The message gets out -- Change in the air -- Running out of tricks -- The cosmic punch -- A Nazi in Nyack -- Family man -- Final days -- Epilogue: Genius or fraud?
Subject Bernard, Pierre Arnold, 1875-1955.
Hatha yoga -- United States -- History.
Yogis -- United States -- Biography.
ISBN 9780670021758

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