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Author Edmondson, Sarah, author.

Title Scarred : the true story of how I escaped NXIVM, the cult that bound my life / Sarah Edmondson ; with Kristine Gasbarre.

Publication Info. San Francisco, California : Chronicle Prism, [2019]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Morris Area PL Adult Non Fiction - MRBB-3  366 EDM    IN TRANSIT +1 HOLD
 Three Rivers PL - Minooka Adult Non Fiction - TMBB-2  366 EDM    DUE 10-18-20
Description 226 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Contents The scar -- Prologue: The initiation -- The women -- Ethicalal value exchange (2005-2009). Base assumption ; Integration ; Inner deficiency ; Master teacher ; The lift -- The golden years (2009-2012). Persistency ; Effort strategies ; Flip ; Obedience -- Blowing it up (2013-2017). Shared values ; Rainbow child ; Illusion of hope ; Nondisclosure ; Breach form ; Freedom -- Healing.
Summary "Follows actress Sarah Edmondson's account of her recruitment into the NXIVM cult, founded by Keith Raniere. It narrates in detail the 12 years she spent within the organization, during which [time] she enrolled over 2,000 members, chronicling her breaking point and her harrowing fight to get out, help others, and heal"--Publisher marketing.
Edmondson spent twelve years within the organization NXIVM, founded by Keith Rainiere. From 2005 to 2017 she enrolled over 2,000 members. Here she chronicles the abuses of power she witnessed, and details the role female friendships play in the cult. Eventually becoming a key witness in the federal case against its founders, Edmondson details her breaking point and her harrowing fight to get out, help others, and heal. -- adapted from jacket.
Subject Edmondson, Sarah.
NXIVM (Firm)
Cults -- United States -- Case studies.
Cult members -- Biography.
Brainwashing -- United States -- Case studies.
Self-help groups -- Corrupt practices -- New York (State) -- Albany.
Brainwashing. (OCoLC)fst00837790
Cult members. (OCoLC)fst00884973
Cults. (OCoLC)fst00884980
New York (State) -- Albany. (OCoLC)fst01225716
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form Autobiographies. (OCoLC)fst01919894
Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
Case studies. (OCoLC)fst01423765
Added Author Gasbarre, Kristine, author.
ISBN 1452184267 (hardcover)
9781452184265 (hardcover)

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