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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: 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: 384 - Publish Date: 2016-08-23 - Publisher: Knopf
Description: "Eleven powerful pieces first published in The New Yorker recall the path terror in the Middle East has taken from a more peaceful time in 1990s Israel to the recent beheadings of reporters by ISIS. With the Pulitzer Prize-winning The Looming Tower, Lawrence Wright became generally acknowledged as one of our major journalists writing on terrorism in the Middle East. This collection draws on severa...
Book Pages: 219 - Publish Date: 1964-12 - Publisher: Routledge & Kegan Paul
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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: 296 - Publish Date: 2013-07 - Publisher: Unknown
Description: The Fascinating History Of The Bathroom And The Water Closet And Of Sundry Habits, Fashions And Accessories Of The Toilet, Principally In Great Britain, France And America.
Author(s): Lawrence Wright
Book Pages: 258 - Publish Date: 1967 - Publisher: London : Elek
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Author(s): Lawrence Wright
Book Pages: 175 - Publish Date: 1997 - Publisher: Unknown
Description: A brilliant and thought-provoking examination of how the study of twins informs our understanding of free will, individual identity and human nature. Written with great elegance and with complete control of the sometimes complex issues, this is a remarkable piece of scientific writing, and one of the best and most accessible examples of how Darwinian ideas, evolutionary psychology and modern genetics are illuminating human nature.
Author(s): Lawrence Wright
Book Pages: 250 - Publish Date: 2002-08 - Publisher: Unknown
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