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Going Clear

Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief

Going Clear( )
Author: Wright, Lawrence
ISBN:978-0-307-74530-9
Publication Date:Nov 2013
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint:Vintage
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $15.95
Book Description:

The Basis for the HBO Documentary. A National Book Award and National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist.   Scientology presents itself as a scientific approach to spiritual enlightenment, but its practices have long been shrouded in mystery. Now Lawrence Wright--armed with his investigative talents, years of archival research, and more than two hundred personal interviews with current and former Scientologists--uncovers the inner workings of the church. We meet...
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Book Details
Pages:560
Detailed Subjects: Religion / Scientology
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.2 x 8 x 1.11 Inches
Book Weight:1.13 Pounds
Author Biography
Wright, Lawrence (Author)
Lawrence Wright (born August 2, 1947), Pulitzer Prize winning author, graduated from Tulane University and spent two years teaching at the American University in Cairo, Egypt.

Wright is a staff writer for The New Yorker and a fellow at the Center on Law and Security at New York University School of Law.

Wright is the author of the books God Save Texas: A Journey into the Soul of the Lone Star State (2018), Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief (2013), Pulitzer Prize winning non-fiction The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11 (2006), Noriega: God's Favorite (2000), Twins: And What They Tell Us About Who We Are (1999), Remembering Satan (1994), Saints & Sinners (1993), In the New World: Growing Up in America, 1964-1984 (1987), and City Children, Country Summer: A Story of Ghetto Children Among the Amish (1979).

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