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My Life in Orange As his British mum was traipsing around the world from commune to commune during the 1980s, in thrall to the Indian guru Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh —...My Life in OrangeNonfiction As his British mum was traipsing around the world from commune to commune during the 1980s, in thrall to the Indian guru Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh —...2005-01-31Harvest Books
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My Life in Orange

Genre: Nonfiction; Author: Tim Guest; Publisher: Harvest Books

As his British mum was traipsing around the world from commune to commune during the 1980s, in thrall to the Indian guru Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh — the corrupt swami who notoriously found his bliss in a collection of pimped-out Rolls-Royces — Tim Guest was taking coolly damning notes. While Frances FitzGerald’s precise Cities on a Hill remains the gold (or is it orange, one of Rajneesh’s approved wardrobe ”sun” colors?) standard for reporting on the movement, Guest adds an entertainingly chilling child’s-eye touch in My Life in Orange: At age 6, he wasn’t caught up in the entanglements that wrecked the utopian dream. And as a grown-up now, he can identify with what it felt like to be ignored like a weed on the grounds of the Garden of Eden.