'Rachel Pollack's Seventy Eight Degrees of Wisdom is on my 'Top Ten' list of all time Tarot greats! You can't do better than this for discovering how Tarot symbols offer insights into the meaning of daily events and guidance through life's quandaries. This classic book will never outgrow its usefullness.' Mary K. Greer bestselling author of Tarot For Yourself: A Workbook For Personal Transformation and Women of the Golden Dawn
Rachel Pollack was born in 1945 in Brooklyn New York. She became a keen student and after graduating from New York State University she took a Masters in English Literature. Shortly afterwards she began her travels in Europe, spending over 15 years in Amsterdam where she began her lifelong passion for esoteric wisdom and ancient divination. She is a highly experienced tarot reader and teacher, and the author of several books.
She now spends her time teaching the Tarot and producing poetry for performance artists. She also has a great love of photography and avant-garde jazz. Rachel Pollack currently lives in New York and occasionally does readings on US television.
Indeed this book is excellent! Very deep, detailed, profound in the explanations and at the same time interesting and simple to understand. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Ang
You don't know what you don't know until you open up a book and read about it! Some serious "aha!" moments occured within the first couple of chapters alone.Published 6 months ago by Sarah
This book is amazing and sure is a must have. The definitions are quit profound and give alot of value to the readings. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Monasoleil
This is an excellent source of knowledge for Tarot.
The book is thoroughly understood and researched;
I would recommend this as a must for would be Tarot
Easily read and understood as well as thorough and in-depth. I love this book and highly recommend it to anyone who is studying the Tarot. Read morePublished on Feb. 16 2008 by Zinnia
These days most anybody can do a tarot reading. There are literally hundreds of different decks all complete with canned readings for each card. Read morePublished on Oct. 7 2007 by Tami Brady
As a Tarot beginner, I found this book to be both insightful and a little wordy. First of all, I must say that all in all, this book is an incredible resource! Read morePublished on May 4 2004 by lise
If you are a Tarot beginner, you will be temted to buy at least 10 decks before even doing any reading at all, you will also buy about 5 tarot books to explore. Read morePublished on Jan. 25 2004 by T SANTOSO
Rachel Pollack takes the complex subject of Tarot and renders it intelligible. As a novice reader on the topic, I was hesitant about buying this book for fear of not understanding,... Read morePublished on Oct. 3 2003 by Conan the Librarian