Table of Contents
   Introductionp. 1
   Places with Pullp. 5
   The Pulling Power of a Black Holep. 13
   Black-Hole Beginningsp. 19
   The Blackness of Black Holesp. 27
   Mission Impossible? Seeking the Invisiblep. 33
   Supersized Surprisesp. 39
   Close Encounters of the Imaginary Kindp. 49
   Turning the Universe Upside-Downp. 55
   Time Linep. 62
   Glossaryp. 66
   Author's Notep. 70
   Resourcesp. 72
   Image Creditsp. 73
   Indexp. 74