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Book Pages: 115 - Publish Date: 1969 - Publisher: Unknown
Description: None
Author(s): Lawrence Wright
Book Pages: 464 - Publish Date: 2017-07-25 - Publisher: Vintage
Description: Several "pieces first published in The New Yorker recall the path terror in the Middle East has taken from the rise of al-Qaeda in the 1990s to the recent beheadings of reporters and aid workers by ISIS ... They include an ... impression of Saudi Arabia, a kingdom of silence under the control of the religious police; the Syrian film industry, then compliant at the edges but already exuding a feeli...
Author(s): Lawrence Wright
Book Pages: 448 - Publish Date: 2013-01-17 - Publisher: Vintage
Description: National Book Award Finalist A clear-sighted revelation, a deep penetration into the world of Scientology by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Looming Tower, the now-classic study of al-Qaeda’s 9/11 attack. 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 e...
Author(s): Lawrence Wright
Book Pages: 288 - Publish Date: 2011-05-04 - Publisher: Vintage
Description: In this fascinating book about religion in America, one of this country's most probing yet sympathetic journalists puts forth stories not only of real grace but of despair, sexual scandal, and attempted murder. Lawrence Wright's Saints and Sinners are Jimmy Swaggart, who preached a hellfire gospel with rock 'n' roll abandon before he was caught with a, prostitute in a seedy motel; Anton LaVey, the...
Author(s): Lawrence Wright
Book Pages: 402 - Publish Date: 2017-03-16 - Publisher: Routledge
Description: Originally published in 1983, this book is about the way we see things – or think we do, which is by no means the same – and about the ways in which we have tried to reproduce that visual concept in diagrams, pictures, photographs, films and television. Whatever the medium, if any degree of realism is intended, some use of perspective is inevitable, and some understanding of it can aid the app...
Author(s): Lawrence Wright
Book Pages: 224 - Publish Date: 2011-04-27 - Publisher: Vintage
Description: In 1988 Ericka and Julie Ingram began making a series of accusations of sexual abuse against their father, Paul Ingram, who was a respected deputy sheriff in Olympia, Washington. At first the accusations were confined to molestations in their childhood, but they grew to include torture and rape as recently as the month before. At a time when reported incidents of "recovered memories" had become wi...
Author(s): Lawrence Wright
Book Pages: 219 - Publish Date: 1964-12 - Publisher: Routledge & Kegan Paul
Description: None
Author(s): Lawrence Wright
Book Pages: 464 - Publish Date: 2015 - Publisher: Vintage
Description: "Originally published in hardcover in the United States by Alfred A. Knopf, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, New York, in 2014"--Title page verso.
Author(s): Lawrence Wright
Book Pages: Unknown - Publish Date: 1999-07 - Publisher: Unknown
Description: "Twins threaten us because they undermine our notion of identity. We think we are who we are because of the life we have lived. We think we form the character and values of our children by the way we raise them.... But when we read about twins who have been separated at birth and reunited in middle age only to discover that in many respects they have become the same person, it suggests that life i...