9780547750354-0547750358-Inside Scientology: The Story of America's Most Secretive Religion

Inside Scientology: The Story of America's Most Secretive Religion

ISBN-13: 9780547750354
ISBN-10: 0547750358
Edition: Reprint
Author: Reitman, Janet
Publication date: 2013
Publisher: Mariner Books
Format: Paperback 464 pages
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ISBN-13: 9780547750354
ISBN-10: 0547750358
Edition: Reprint
Author: Reitman, Janet
Publication date: 2013
Publisher: Mariner Books
Format: Paperback 464 pages

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Acknowledged authors Reitman, Janet wrote Inside Scientology: The Story of America's Most Secretive Religion comprising 464 pages back in 2013. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 0547750358 and 9780547750354. Since then Inside Scientology: The Story of America's Most Secretive Religion textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $ 0.30 or rent at the marketplace.

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“A masterful piece of reporting . . . Reitman 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 exposé, 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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