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Free Book (Until June 4, 2017) Dead, Insane, or in Jail, A CEDU Memoir

Free Book – Until June 4, 2017

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Take a peek inside to see how the teen treatment businesses of today operate.

CEDU – Charles E. Dederich University

Synanon Spawned Many Programs. Synanon went from being an adult drug treatment center to a so-called religion and finally became a murderous cult. This is the program that spawned many of the troubled teen programs that exist today.  CEDU is a direct descendant of Synanon. In fact, it is often said that CEDU is an acronym for the Charles E. Dedrich (founder of Synanon) University.

About the Book:

Excerpt: “Zack Bonnie was fourteen when his parents sent him to a “Troubled Teen” facility. The author takes readers there, in a thrilling psychological read. Sequestered where bizarre cult-like techniques become the norm, see for yourself exactly what the controversy is about. Should we mold a child’s behavior using the tools of brainwashing? With coarse, brutal dialog and authentic source materials, this nonfiction memoir, the first in a series, exposes the secrets and tells it all. Dead, Insane, or in Jail: A CEDU Memoir is named for the range of options open to the author at 14 if he ran away from the cult his parents inadvertently inducted him into.

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Debut Book: Dead, Insane, or in Jail. by Zack Bonnie

Dead, Insane, or in Jail: A CEDU MemoirDead, Insane, or in Jail: A CEDU Memoir by Zack Bonnie
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Are the Means Justified by the End Results?

Find out in a trilogy that begins in Zack Bonnie’s first book: Dead, Insane or in Jail

Mr. Zack Bonnie’s debut book does an excellent job of describing the indescribable experience that occurs when adolescence is interrupted abruptly and severely when a parent chooses to follow the advice of programs (such as Rocky Mountain Academy and SUWS) which are based on junk science, more commonly known as myths and folklore, about how to properly help a teen navigate the storm and strife of adolescence.

As Zack describes in his first book, often a child already struggling to navigate his/her adolescent years, is introduced to even more bizarre rituals and hazing in these programs only complicating the problematic behavior that may have led parents towards seeking outside help in the first place.

I am looking forward to Zack Bonnie’s continuing narrative in his upcoming books.

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