Communion: A True Story

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HarperCollins, Feb 1, 1988 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 320 pages

On December 26, 1985, at a secluded cabin in upstate New York, Whitley Strieber went siding with his wife and son, ate Christmas dinner leftovers, and went to bed early.

Six hours later, he found himself suddenly awake...and forever changed.

Thus begins the most astonishing true-life odyssey ever recorded -- one man's riveting account of his extraordinary experiences with visitors from"elsewhere"... how they found him, where they took him, what they did to him and why...

Believe it. Or don't believe it. But read it -- for this gripping story will move you like no other... will fascinate you, terrify you, and alter the way you experience your world.

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User Review  - IonaS - LibraryThing

Whitley Strieber was a firm sceptic regarding the existence of such things as flying saucers and such beings as extraterrestrials, but then he began to have terrifying, unexplainable experiences ... Read full review

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User Review  - Daniel.Estes - LibraryThing

For me, it wasn't whether or not Streiber's account actually happened the way he described, but whether he knowingly lied about it. I don't believe he lied, but I also don't believe his fantastical ... Read full review

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About the author (1988)

Whitley Strieber is the bestselling author of the horror novels The Wolfen and The Hunger, and this memoir, Communion—all of which were made into feature films. His books The Grays and 2012: The War for Souls are both being made into films, and his Web site,, is the largest of its kind in the world. Strieber was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas.

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