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The Rajneesh chronicles : the true story of the cult that unleashed the first act of bioterrorism on U.S. soil / edited by Win McCormack.

McCormack, Win (Added Author).

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  • 10 of 11 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Adams Public Library.

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Summary:

The Rajneesh Chronicles is a collection of in-depth investigative and analytical articles published in Oregon Magazine covering the establishment of the city of Rajneeshpuram in Central Oregon in mid-1981 to its dramatic disintegration at the end of 1985.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Adams Public Library 299.93 (Text) 37810000041631 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 12/01/2011 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780982504871
  • ISBN: 9780982569191
  • Physical Description: 358 pages, 16 pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
  • Edition: Second edition.
  • Publisher: Portland, Or. : Tin House Books, 2010.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction: "Moses Five" revisited -- Foreword : the biggest criminal conspiracy in the history of Oregon -- Chronology of the Rajneesh cult -- The chronicles -- Articles from Oregon magazine 1981---1985 -- Range war : the disciples come to Antelope -- Sagebrush gothic : Antelope's last stand -- Zorba the baker -- Sleeping with the Bhagwan -- Painting Oregon red -- Cultivating cultists -- Raising a red flag -- Bhagwan bucks -- Burnin' desire -- Bhagwan's Jewish problem -- Last year at Rajneeshpuram -- Bhagwan's escape from India -- Death of a dream : memoirs of an ex-sannyasin -- Bhagwan's hypnotic spell -- A mind's eye view of 1984 -- Bhagwan's mind control -- Sex : Bhagwan's greatest trick -- Bhagwan's flock -- Bhagwan's devious trap -- Rajneesh's pseudo-religion -- Rajneesh's police state -- Valley of death : the Rajneesh cult turns to arms -- The will of Bhagwan : drugs and prostitution -- Ticking time bomb -- Bhagwan's death wish -- Rajneesh and money : Bhagwan's bottom line I -- Rajneesh and money : Bhagwan's bottom line II -- The land-use issue : Bhagwan's law stretching I -- The land-use issue : Bhagwan's law stretching II -- Bhagwan's strange eugenics -- Bhagwan's child rearing -- Bhagwan's drug runners I -- Bhagwan's drug runners II -- Bhagwan's power : the human potential movement gone awry -- Bhagwan's biggest gamble : the attempted takeover of Wasco County -- Bhagwan's medical corporation I -- Bhagwan's medical corporation II -- Ma prem hasya -- Is the end near? -- Bhagwan's final year -- Bhagwan's sexism -- Bhagwan's rich folk -- The Rajneesh theft of the Church of Religious Science of Laguna Beach -- Afterword : how close was disaster? -- Appendix 1 : the anti-semitism letters -- Appendix 2 : the town that was poisoned -- Appendix 3 : the Rajneesh cast of characters.
Summary, etc.:
The Rajneesh Chronicles is a collection of in-depth investigative and analytical articles published in Oregon Magazine covering the establishment of the city of Rajneeshpuram in Central Oregon in mid-1981 to its dramatic disintegration at the end of 1985.
Subject: Osho, 1931-1990
Rajneesh Foundation International > Controversial literature.
Rajneeshpuram (Or.) > History.
Oregon > History

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