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Tonka and His Flying Backpack

Daniel M. Ogilvie

in Fantasies of Flight

Published in print January 2004 | ISBN: 9780195157468
Published online April 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199894024 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157468.003.0022
Tonka and His Flying Backpack

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This chapter presents the case of a young man dubbed as Tonka, after the toy manufacturing company, because of his attempts to create a flying backpack. Tonka began his project when he was seven. He devoted himself to it after school and during weekends for nearly two years. A serious illness at age nine interrupted his work, and he never resumed interest in it.

Keywords: flying dreams; flying fantasies; flight

Chapter.  7228 words. 

Subjects: Cognitive Psychology

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