New York Times bestselling author Alan Dean Foster presents a story of miracles amid the wreckage of modern science. Living next to a toxic chemical dump is Jake Pickett, the magic man. He can turn bullets to dust or collapse skyscrapers with his mind. But all he really wants to do with his "magic" is entertain the local kids. Then one day, the giant chemical company decides to eliminate the people who've been affected by their mess...people like Jake.