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The Resource Going clear : scientology, Hollywood, and the prison of belief., Lawrence Wright

Going clear : scientology, Hollywood, and the prison of belief., Lawrence Wright

Label
Going clear : scientology, Hollywood, and the prison of belief.
Title
Going clear
Title remainder
scientology, Hollywood, and the prison of belief.
Statement of responsibility
Lawrence Wright
Title variation
Scientology, Hollywood, and the prison of belief
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A clear-sighted revelation, a deep penetration into the world of scientology by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of 'The looming tower.' Based on more than two hundred personal interviews with current and former scientologists, both famous and less well known, and years of archival research, Lawrence Wright uses his extraordinary investigative ability to uncover for us the inner workings of the Church of Scientology" --Provided by publisher
Summary
Examines the Church of Scientology; discusses the esoteric cosmology, the auditing process for determining an inductee's state of being, and the Bridge for Total Freedom; and details how the church pursues celebrities
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2013.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2013
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10171083
Cataloging source
NOV
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1947-
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Wright, Lawrence
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • photographs
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Hubbard, L. Ron
  • Scientology
  • Scientology
  • Actors
  • Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
  • Faith
  • Belief and doubt
Target audience
adult
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Scientology, Hollywood, and the prison of belief
Label
Going clear : scientology, Hollywood, and the prison of belief., Lawrence Wright
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [367]-418) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Part I: Scientology. The convert ; Source ; Going overboard -- Part II: Hollywood. The faith factory ; Dropping the body ; In service to the stars ; The future is ours ; Bohemian rhapsody ; TC and COB -- Part III: The prison of belief. The investigation ; Tommy -- Epilogue
Control code
20026463
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xiii, 430 pages
Isbn
9780307700667
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
bl2013000836
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits, photographs
Label
Going clear : scientology, Hollywood, and the prison of belief., Lawrence Wright
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [367]-418) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Part I: Scientology. The convert ; Source ; Going overboard -- Part II: Hollywood. The faith factory ; Dropping the body ; In service to the stars ; The future is ours ; Bohemian rhapsody ; TC and COB -- Part III: The prison of belief. The investigation ; Tommy -- Epilogue
Control code
20026463
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xiii, 430 pages
Isbn
9780307700667
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
bl2013000836
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits, photographs

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