The shocking truth about some of the most disturbing, criminal cults that have ever existed. How did Charles Manson inspire his "family" to launch a campaign of murder? What twisted ideology lay behind horrific events like the Waco Siege, the Aum Shinrikyo's poison-gas attack on the Tokyo metro, and the mass suicides and murders of Jonestown? Why did the suicidal adherents of Heaven's Gate believe doomsday was at hand? How did the idealistic commune of Rajneeshpuram collapse into shocking controversies, involving biological terrorism and attempted murder?Cults Uncovered explores these and many more strange and disturbing factions and sects from all over the world to expose terrifying stories of manipulation, coercion, abuse, and murder.
Cults Uncovered: True Stories of Mind Control and Murder (True Crime Uncovered)
- Publisher : DK (6 February 2020)
- Language : English
- Paperback : 240 pages
- ISBN-10 : 0241401240
- ISBN-13 : 978-0241401248
- Item Weight : 194 g
- Dimensions : 12.9 x 1.6 x 19.8 cm
- Country of Origin : India
About the Author
Emily G. Thompson has several years experience as an investigative reporter. She has her own popular true crime website, Morbidology, and has contributed articles to numerous blogs and websites. She is the author of Unsolved Child Murders: Eighteen American Cases, 1956-1998 and the co-author of DK's Unsolved Murders:True Crime Cases Uncovered, published in February 2019.