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Closing The Gate: A Heaven's Gate Cult Biography

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In March 1997, 39 members of the Heaven’s Gate Cult were found dead in a rented mansion in Rancho Santa Fe CA. This was the largest mass suicide to ever occur on US soil. Closing The Gate provides readers with an inside look at the cult, and how one member’s early childhood led him to the group, and the decision to end his own life.

This ebook contains a section written by a cult former member, and a clinical autopsy by a licensed mental health professional. The ebook also contains family pictures, letters and court documents, with many more available on the book website.

Closing the Gate is simply and frankly written. The author pulls you into her story and doesn’t let you go. In fact, you will be thinking about this one long after you stop reading. Closing The Gate, winner of the 2013 Silver Medal Biography award in the Global Ebooks Competition.

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