Blown for Good has ratings and 78 reviews. Polstar said: Perhaps I’m biased but I did like this book, possibly because every chapter was named after. Blown for Good: Behind the Iron Curtain of Scientology is a memoir written by Marc Headley, a former Scientologist and Sea Org member, about his life and. Read “Blown For Good: Behind the Iron Curtain of Scientology” by Marc Headley with Rakuten Kobo. Nominated by Foreword Magazine as Book of the.

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Blown for Good: Behind the Iron Curtain of Scientology by Marc Headley

What was happening to her? I would recommend this book for anyone who has read about the history and basic beliefs of Scientology and wants to find out more about it. August 13, Imprint: Dec 31, Stacey Glaesmann rated it it was amazing. Miscovige has threatened to sue, but I doubt anything will come of it as in this book, written intalked about Miscavige’s helping Cruise search for a wife after he broke up with Penelope Cruz this was after Nicole Kidman wanted nothing more to do with Scientology, and a divorce resulted.

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Nov 19, Peter Orvetti rated it really liked it. If so, how could a facility like this exist in modern day America? The book’s title is scientoolgy reference to the Scientology terms “blow” or “blown,” which describe one who leaves Scientology without prior authorization from the organization.

Headley was a child when his mother became heavil I have been researching Scientology for years, and this book is the most fascinating I have ever read about what it was like to be in Scientology from a young age and the horrific journey the author had to have in order to escape the “religion”.

A few celebrities are mentioned along the way, the author Neil Gaiman being one. But it goes to show that, with enough money, an abusive cult can thrive in America with little scrutiny. Germany Church of Scientology of California v.


The review must be at least 50 characters long. Books portal Scientology portal. The title of the This book, written yood a former Scientologist, was very interesting as far as it went.

Feb 20, Kat Connors rated it really liked it Shelves: Decades of service meant nothing, all of their successes would be invalidated in a heartbeat over minor disagreements or executive fiat. Most of them sleep only 3 to 4 hours per scientolgy, have to eat their meals AND take breaks within a 30 minute period.

I sincerely hope this book helps expose this cult and David Miscavige is one day held accountable for his crimes. Mar 19, Rex Hurst rated it really liked it. Armstrong Church of Scientology International v. Found much of the book repetitive though. Or is indoctrinated into one before they are old enough to take control of their life? Sckentology is depicted sciengology a person who manipulated his way into power and then suppressed all those who could challenge him, like a miniature Joseph Stalin.

Curtqin reading Jenna’s book I felt mostly anger. But punishing them by forcing them to pick up dried human excrement with their bare hands for hours at a time is unfathomable. He was dismayed how everyone went off to join, but then suddenly, he himself joins. I have no words to describe how odd his behavior is in this video.

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This book was poorly written and editted -the language was hard to engage with. Further, the story dragged in some parts. Most of the story is not very interesting, and it’s very poorly written. David Miscavige has a very bad anger problem, and has been known to punch people, throw things at them and verbally abuse them in many different ways.

It is, however, an excellent book for people wanting to know what things were like for the staff over at Int Basethrough the s up to In other projects Wikimedia Commons. But what happens when a person is born into a cult? Before reading “Blown for Good” I read Jenna Miscavige’s book about her experiences with scientology. But, again, the story fpr so riveting that I couldn’t put the book down. Yes No Thanks for your feedback! Headley was a child when his mother became heavily involved in the religion, so he grew up in Scientology.


Scientologgy this book we get a different perspective of the cult known as Scientology.

Want to Read Currently Reading Bllwn. Sep 15, Valerie rated it really liked curtqin. The Amish Schoolhouse Murders. The Witness Wore Red. Forcing people to work with no sleep and little food on tasks that no well rested, nourished human could possibly complete in the time frame given, is enough to make you question the humanity of this “church. This book follows the author from when he was a teenager in the late 80’s, and his parents went off to join the Scienntology of Scientology, leaving hi This is a memoir about a member of the Church of Scientology who escaped in and was declared a “suppressive person” by Scientology.

There’s one funny scene in which he has to be “audited” by Tom Cruise, and the motorcycle ride that ensues, in search of bee pollon. The author entered Scientology at 13 and did not escape until he was Hubbard himself had been in the US Navy.


Perhaps I’m biased but I did like this book, possibly scientollogy every chapter was named after a Depeche Mode song, but surely that couldn’t have just been it? It certainly differes from the Buddhist view of reincarnation!! Are the stories on the internet true? Close Report a review At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information.

His commitment to the cause was limited, but it soon became the only life he knew.