Amy Wallace Photo (also known by her "Castaneda name," Ellis Laura Finnegan)
Amy is the author of Sorcerer's Apprentice: My Life with Carlos Castaneda, which recounts the 27 years she knew and interacted with Castaneda and the "Witches," from the time she first met him at age 16 to the time from the early 90s until Castaneda's death in April '98 when she was one of his lovers and a member of his inner circle. Here's the link to excerpts from Amy's book: Excerpt from Chapter 4 and Chapter 12 of Sorcerer's Apprentice.
Amy is the daughter of best-selling novelist Irving Wallace and was coauthor of several of the Wallace family's nonfiction collaborations, including The Book of Lists, The Book of Lists #2, The Book of Predictions and The Two (a biography of the original Siamese twins that she coauthored with her father). She also coauthored The Psychic Healing Book with Bill Henkin. On her own, she authored The Prodigy: A Biography of William James Sidis, the World's Greatest Child Prodigy, and a well-received novel, Desire.
Amy Wallace's Place, a forum in Sustained Reaction, is an opportunity to read about Amy's experiences with Castaneda and company, as well as a place to ask questions of Amy. Here's the link: Amy Wallace's Place. (It is open only as an archive now)
Frequent topics and questions are summarized at FAQ for Amy Wallace..