The Secret School: Preparation For Contact
The Secret School: Preparation for Contact
The author of Communion recounts the childhood summer he spent in a ""secret school,"" in which he learned life-changing lessons and was prepared for the events narrated in his previous books. 75,000 first printing. $50,000 ad/promo. Tour.
From Publishers Weekly
With this new volume of recovered memories and apocalyptic predictions, Strieber continues the journey he began with Communion, his extraordinarily successful account of alien abduction. While that book was largely about his experiences with "the visitors," the follow-up books, Transformation and Breakthrough, were more concerned with the spiritual implications of alien contact. Strieber now takes this process even further, into prophecy and New Age rumination. He contends that, as a child in San Antonio in the 1950s, he and other children were taken in the middle of the night to a secret school run by aliens in the middle of San Antonio's wild Olmos Basin. The book is structured as a series of "lessons," mostly specific memories of his ninth summer, followed by "commentaries," a series of vague and increasingly wild speculations and predictions. Most of the spiritual content here is a farrago of nearly every New Age preoccupation imaginable?aliens, reincarnation,...