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Communion: A True Story by Whitley Strieber

Communion: A True Story (original 1987; edition 1988)

by Whitley Strieber

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Title:Communion: A True Story
Authors:Whitley Strieber (Author)
Info:Avon (1988), mass market paperback, 320 pages
Collections:Your library, to be deaccessioned, PEIB, packed
Tags:alien abduction, ETs, parapsychology, pop psychology, UFOs

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Communion: A True Story by Whitley Strieber (1987)



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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 recollections are even mostly true. So if you can suspend your incredulity, Communion will envelope you in one the strangest, most frightening, most dreamlike experience you'll ever read. ( )
  Daniel.Estes | Dec 27, 2013 |
I think I read, or skimmed, this book when I was 12 or something.
The Christopher Walken movie based on this book was hilarious (And helped me get over my irrational fear of Roswellian Grey Aliens.) I'm gonna give this one a go next time I see it in the Salvation Army where they have about 5 copies or so.
  AnarchicQ | Oct 30, 2013 |
Rated: D-
Right?!?!?! ( )
  jmcdbooks | Jan 30, 2013 |
I actually enjoyed reading this book. I am very interested in the idea of E.T.'s visiting earth, and it made me think. I would recommend it to anyone who is curious about the subject. ( )
  sookiefan | Jul 30, 2011 |
In Communion, Whitley Streiber makes his case regarding the existence of extra terrestrials, providing proof of his own abduction and describing similar abductions of other people. Whether you believe Streiber's assertions or not, I would still recommend reading this as it is well-written, and because he makes a compelling case. ( )
3 vote mikeandmelinda | Feb 4, 2008 |
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Strieber, Whitleyprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Bützow, HeleneTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Bekker, Jos denTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Coyet, KarinTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Jacobs, TedCover artistsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
McDowall, RoddyNarratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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To the ones who have slipped into the mirror,
And the ones who reflect it in their eyes.
To the ones who must hide everything,
And the ones who lose what they hide.
To the ones who cannot be silent,
And the ones who must lie.
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This is the true story of one man's attempt to deal with a shattering assault from the unknown.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0380703882, Mass Market Paperback)

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.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:13:28 -0400)

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Strieber candidly describes the series of elaborate personal encounters he and his family have had with intelligent non-human beings in his isolated cabin in upstate New York.

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