Start reading Cult Child Tells All on the free Kindle Reading App or on your Kindle in under a minute. Don't have a Kindle? Get your Kindle here.

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

Enter a promotion code
or gift card
 
 
 

Try it free

Sample the beginning of this book for free

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

Sorry, this item is not available in
Image not available for
Color:
Image not available
 

Cult Child Tells All [Kindle Edition]

Abe Johnson
3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

Kindle Price: $9.99

Free Kindle Reading App Anybody can read Kindle books—even without a Kindle device—with the FREE Kindle app for smartphones, tablets and computers.

To get the free app, enter your email address or mobile phone number.

"Past Lives: Discover and Connect with Your Past Lives to Create Positive Change"
Explore how past life awareness can lead to a happier, more meaningful and more fulfilled experience of life in the present. Learn more

Book Description

A memoir by a man who grew up in the worldwide cult, The Children of God, the book gives extensive background into the worldwide cult in which this person was raised. From the late 1970's till his leaving in the late 90's the book details the "3rd Culture" phenomenon fostered by the parents and children of this isolated organization as well as insights into the many countries he visited and strange situations he encountered.


Product Details

  • File Size: 517 KB
  • Print Length: 288 pages
  • Publisher: Abe Johnson; 1 edition (May 19, 2011)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B0051UBT68
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
  • X-Ray:
  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Lending: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #730,034 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
  •  Would you like to give feedback on images?


Customer Reviews

3.5 out of 5 stars
(8)
3.5 out of 5 stars
Share your thoughts with other customers
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Non-emotional telling of his life! June 28, 2011
I really appreciated the way Abe told his story, as a memoir without adding much of his own personal emotions to make the story more dramatic. Knowing Abe most of his life, I know he had some pretty intense moments in the cult and that he managed to go through all that and come out with such a balanced perspective on his past makes me respect him all the more. It was fun to read over incidents, about people and places I had either been at during the time Abe wrote about, or knew about from being in the general area, a walk down memory lane that didn't cause me to feel so depressed and angry about the past as is sometimes the case. Thanks Abe for recording our past like that!
Comment | 
Was this review helpful to you?
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Editor? Is there an editor in the house? February 8, 2013
By Vicky
I adore memoirs and love reading tales of struggle and overcoming obstacles, but this was far from one of the best I've read. As others have mentioned, the spelling and grammatical errors are numerous (every page) and it's difficult to enjoy the story when you're constantly irritated that a "writer" doesn't know how to avoid run-on sentences, inappropriate capitalizations, etc. Beyond that, the telling is very dry and emotionless. There is no sadness, there is no humor, there's no feeling of any kind. It's just "we lived here, we did this, we moved here, we did that". Sigh. The only redeeming quality is that it's a first-person memoir about a child raised in a cult setting, which makes it interesting despite all its flaws.
Comment | 
Was this review helpful to you?
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Inspiration for all January 23, 2013
By Piet
Verified Purchase
This is a book I can recommend for all people to read. It is the biography of an unusual character that dealt with the ordeals of life in an astounding manner. I will read it again and enjoy it again.
Comment | 
Was this review helpful to you?
4.0 out of 5 stars A dry telling of one man's nightmare childhood. March 19, 2013
By Daniel
Verified Purchase
The dry telling of what could be so easily sensationalized felt very real and honest to me. Too many memoirs out there seem to make mountains of mole hills. In my life I have found that truth is much stranger than fiction and this book proves the point. A good addition for the searcher out there or the student of odd religions and their effect on members and their children.
Comment | 
Was this review helpful to you?

What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?


Forums

There are no discussions about this product yet.
Be the first to discuss this product with the community.
Start a new discussion
Topic:
First post:
Prompts for sign-in
 


Look for Similar Items by Category