Greetings from Utopia Park : surviving a transcendent childhood / Claire Hoffman.

"When Claire Hoffman's alcoholic father abandons his family, his struggling wife, Liz, tells five-year-old Claire and her seven-year-old brother, Stacey, that they are going to heaven--Iowa--to live in Maharishi's national headquarters for Heaven on Earth. For Claire's mother, Tr...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Hoffman, Claire (Journalist), (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York, NY : Harper, [2016]
Edition:First edition.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Part one: Believing. Initiation ; The Hoffman curse ; Stranger in a strange land ; Levitation ; Taste of Utopia ; Fortunate are we! ; Utopia Park ; On the program ; 200 percent of life
  • Part two: Doubting. Dad comes home ; Your meditation brought down the Great Wall ; The costs of karma ; Ojas ; Townie ; Meth heads and meditators
  • Part three: Searching. Adulthood ; A new Utopia ; The flying course
  • Epilogue.