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Imaginary Friends (2012)
(eBook)


Published: [United States] : No Publisher : Made available through hoopla, 2012
Description:  1 online resource
ISBN/ISSN: 9781453271193 (electronic bk.), 1453271198 (electronic bk.),
Language:  English


Two sociologists infiltrate a cult from which madness might be the only escape Once the nation's most popular sociologist, Tom McMann has fallen out of style lately. Desperate for a last shot at relevance, he targets the Truth Seekers, an up-and-coming cult that seems destined for the big time. An irresistible mixture of New Age cranks and sci-fi nerds, they are ruled over by Verena, a beautiful young telepath who believes she has a hotline to another planet. The Seekers are isolated, committed, and eccentric, but most importantly, they're hiring. Assisted by his wide-eyed young colleague, Roger Zimmern, McMann infiltrates the Truth Seekers, hoping to see how the zealots respond if questioned by someone within their midst. But when Verena's babblings start to make a little too much sense, the researchers must choose between losing their minds and buying one-way tickets to outer space. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Alison Lurie including rare images from the author's collection

Mode of access: World Wide Web

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