Going Clear

Going Clear

[Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief]

Audiobook CD - 2013
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"Based on more than two hundred personal interviews with both current and former Scientologists--both famous and less well known--and years of archival research, Lawrence Wright uses his extraordinary investigative skills to uncover for us the inner workings of the Church of Scientology: its origins in the imagination of science-fiction writer L. Ron Hubbard; its struggles to find acceptance as a legitimate (and legally acknowledged) religion; its vast, secret campaign to infiltrate the U.S. government; its vindictive treatment of critics; its phenomenal wealth; and its dramatic efforts to grow and prevail after the death of Hubbard"--From publisher description.
Publisher: Westminster, Md. : Random House Audio : Books on Tape, p2013
Edition: Library ed
ISBN: 9780385393065
0385393067
Characteristics: 14 sound discs (17 hr., 24 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in
Additional Contributors: Sellers, Morton

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May 13, 2013

*** 1/2 stars I grew up in rural Iowa. In the 1960's a family from the community "disappeared" into Scientology in California. From that day forward I have had a fear of and curiosity about the "church". Mr. Wright has done thorough research and written a very readable account of the history of L. Ron Hubbard and Scientology. Recommend

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