Communion: A True Story

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Beech Tree Books, 1987 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 299 pages
On December 26, 1985, at a secluded cabin in upstate New York, Whitley Strieber went siding with his wife and son, ate Christmas dinner leftovers, and went to bed early.Six hours later, he found himself suddenly awake...and forever changed.Thus begins the most astonishing true-life odyssey ever recorded -- one man's riveting account of his extraordinary experiences with visitors from"elsewhere.,." how they found him, where they took him, what they did to him and why...Believe it. Or don't believe it. But read it -- for this gripping story will move you like no other... will fascinate you, terrify you, and alter the way you experience your world.

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User Review  - IonaS - LibraryThing

Whitley Strieber was a firm sceptic regarding the existence of such things as flying saucers and such beings as extraterrestrials, but then he began to have terrifying, unexplainable experiences ... Read full review

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For me, it wasn't whether or not Streiber's account actually happened the way he described, but whether he knowingly lied about it. I don't believe he lied, but I also don't believe his fantastical ... Read full review

Contents

First Memories
17
Hypnosis
53
Insight
91
Copyright

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About the author (1987)

Whitley Strieber was born on June 13, 1945 in San Antonio, Texas. He received a B.A. from the University of Texas in 1968 and a certificate from the London School of Economics and Political Science. Before becoming an author, he worked at an advertising agency from 1970 to 1977, going from account supervisor to vice president. He is the author of several novels including The Wolfen, The Hunger, Superstorm, The Last Vampire, Lilith's Dream, 2012: The War for Souls, The Omega Point, Critical Mass, Melody Burning, and the Alien Hunter series. In 1987, he published Communion: A True Story, which described his personal encounters with extraterrestrials. His other non-fiction works include Transformation, Breakthrough: The Next Step, The Secret School, Solving the Communion Enigma: What Is to Come, and Miraculous Journey. He founded the Communion Foundation in 1989 to assist in establishing a productive relationship with alien beings. He is the host of the paranormal and fringe science-themed internet podcast, Dreamland, available on a weekly basis from his website, Unknown Country.

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