Inside Scientology

The Story of America's Most Secretive Religion
Product Number: EB00031318
Released: Jul 05, 2011
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ISBN: #9780547549231
Publisher: Mariner Books
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"A masterful piece of reporting...?eitman tells a spellbinding story of a larger-than-life personality whose quirks, ticks and charisma shaped America's newest homegrown religious movement." - Washington Post Scientology is known for its celebrity believers and its team of "volunteer ministers" at disaster sites such as the World Trade Center; its notably aggressive response to criticism or its attacks on psychiatry; its requirement that believers pay as much as hundreds of thousands of dollars to reach the highest levels of salvation. But for all its notoriety, Scientology has remained America's least understood new religion, even as it has been one of its most successful. Now Janet Reitman tells its riveting full story in the first objective modern history of Scientology, at last revealing the astonishing truth about life within the controversial religion for its members and ex-members. Based on five years of research, confidential documents, and extensive interviews with current and former Scientologists, this is an utterly compelling work of nonfiction and the defining work on an elusive faith. "A meticulously researched history and revealing exposE, a frightening portrait of a religion that many find not just controversial, but dangerous." - Boston Globe "This book is fearless." - Wall Street Journal A New York Times Notable Book Amazon.com Best Books of 2011, Nonfiction San Francisco Chronicle Top Ten of 2011

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Author(s): Janet Reitman
Original Publish Date: Jul 05, 2011

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Author(s): Janet Reitman
Narrator(s): Stephen Hoye
Product Number DD1219
Released: Jul 05, 2011
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Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
ISBN: #9781452603254
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Author(s): Janet Reitman
Narrator(s): Stephen Hoye
Product Number Z100088490
Released: Feb 02, 2015
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Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
ISBN: #9781452623252

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