Introducing the L. Ron Hubbard Series, The Complete Biographical Encyclopedia: a highly personalized and deeply penetrating 16-volume set, chronicling the extraordinary life of L. Ron Hubbard.
Detailing Mr. Hubbard’s monumental achievements along the myriad of avenues he walked, here is the definitive saga of a life like no other—and all as told through a multitude of archival documents and never previously seen images.
Come to know L. Ron Hubbard—the legend, the legacy, the man—with the most comprehensive account of his life ever assembled.WHAT'S INSIDE
- 16 Volumes
- 3,653 Pages
- 1,039 Photographs of and by LRH—220 never before published
- 265 Personal Letters, Articles, Journal Entries and Essays
- 488 LRH Artifacts
- 241 Illustrations, Maps and Diagrams
- 75 LRH Poems and Songs
- Complete Glossaries, including Hard-to-Find Terms and Phrases
THE L. RON HUBBARD SERIES FEATURES * Never Before Seen Photographs - The images within this collection were carefully hand-picked from L. Ron Hubbard’s personal photographic archives—many never previously published—representing 10,000 hours of meticulous restoration to return these photographs to their original grandeur.
* Personal Artifacts - Over 400 artifacts are beautifully displayed throughout these volumes, and include: L. Ron Hubbard’s typewriters, flying cap, mariner and fighter pilot’s licenses, pith helmet, rare coins and never-before-published Boy Scout keepsakes. * His Personal Diaries and Journals - L. Ron Hubbard’s diaries and journals provide still greater depth and color to a singularly exceptional life. Throughout the 16 volumes, uncover some of his most evocative thoughts from a lifetime of adventure, exploration and discovery as he traveled an extraordinary journey to the founding of Dianetics and Scientology. * Articles and Essays - From the profound treasury of Mr. Hubbard’s personal archives come the most comprehensive selection of articles and essays ever published. Included are over 100 articles on the subjects ranging from writing and photography to aviation and seamanship—not to mention the answers to Man’s eternal questions. * L. Ron Hubbard’s Letters - Compiled from Mr. Hubbard’s personal archives is an extensive collection of letters. These letters are the personal correspondence between Ron and his many colleagues and closest friends. * Indexes and Glossaries - Extensive and easy-to-use indexes and glossaries are inside every volume.THE L. RON HUBBARD SERIES VOLUMES
L. RON HUBBARD, A PROFILE - This all-encompassing compendium for The L. Ron Hubbard Series highlights all he achieved as a humanitarian, educator, administrator, philosopher and artist. It further presents the only complete chronological overview of his life and discoveries. HUMANITARIAN, EDUCATION, LITERACY & CIVILIZATION - Gain a sweeping perspective on L. Ron Hubbard, Educator and his deeply illuminating development of Study Technology—the only technology for learning and literacy capable of reversing an educational tailspin and cultural decay. HUMANITARIAN, REHABILITATING A DRUGGED SOCIETY - L. Ron Hubbard exposed the brutal truth of a psychiatric chemical onslaught, the likes of which this world has never seen. This, then, is the story of 21st century cultural wastage. Also detailed is Mr. Hubbard’s clear and understandable solution to all chemical toxins, with the Purification Program and the worldwide network of Narconon centers.
HUMANITARIAN, RESTORING HONOR & SELF-RESPECT - The comprehensive view of an L. Ron Hubbard program for criminal reform that is factually restoring decency, honor and self-respect to otherwise lost human beings. Here, too, is the story of L. Ron Hubbard’s common sense moral code for rebuilding bonds of brotherhood and now in the hands of a hundred million people. FREEDOM FIGHTER, ARTICLES & ESSAYS - Presenting forty-four essays, Freedom Fighter is L. Ron Hubbard’s long and unblinking look at precisely what plagues 21st century Earth—the whys, wherefores, and what we can do about it. Included is Mr. Hubbard’s incisive essay, “Strong Voices in the Land. PHILOSOPHER & FOUNDER, REDISCOVERY OF THE HUMAN SOUL - Rediscovery of the Human Soul chronicles L. Ron Hubbard’s philosophic quest to the founding of Dianetics and Scientology. Various rare essays, selections and discussions from all critical junctures of his philosophic journey are included.
DIANETICS, LETTERS & JOURNALS - What was it like to stand beside L. Ron Hubbard through the first week in May of 1950, when he loosed upon this world Dianetics: The Modern Science of Mental Health? Includes rare correspondence and essays from the era. ADVENTURER/EXPLORER, DARING DEEDS & UNKNOWN REALMS - Discover a classic American West, soar majestic skies at the dawn of aviation and sail with L. Ron Hubbard through his far-flung explorations at the outset of his greater life’s journey. Anecdotes, articles and photographs illuminate all.
EARLY YEARS OF ADVENTURE, LETTERS & JOURNALS - Here is a young L. Ron Hubbard as revealed through a rare assemblage of letters, journals and photographs—from then remote hinterlands of Caribbean isles, to his captivating voyages across the Pacific. Also included are selections from his China diaries, revealing a world of lost mystery and splendor.
WRITER, THE SHAPING OF POPULAR FICTION - Come to know the literary legend that is L. Ron Hubbard—a leading light of American Pulp Fiction, a screenwriter in the Golden Age of Hollywood and a creative visionary who authored some of the world’s most enduring masterpieces. Here is both the story and back-story of a man who remains among the most widely read writers of all time.
LITERARY CORRESPONDENCE, LETTERS & JOURNALS - From his adventurous days in the great Pulp Kingdom, to the letters capping half a century of authorship and excellence—here is the definitive body of L. Ron Hubbard’s literary correspondence. Through this extensive collection of his letters and journals, here is the story behind the stories.
MUSIC MAKER, COMPOSER & PERFORMER - Explore the “universal language” of music through L. Ron Hubbard’s lifelong pursuit as a musical director, arranger, performer and composer. Here, too, are his landmark articles on sound “behavior” and musical form. Also included is a rare view of the world-famed L. Ron Hubbard Music Studio.
POET/LYRICIST, THE AESTHETICS OF VERSE - Through verse and lyrics, L. Ron Hubbard communicates his personal view of the world as no other art form can. His works span the entirety of his life: his youth, the New York years—not to mention his greater journey to the ultimate heights of spiritual fulfillment. PHOTOGRAPHER, WRITING WITH LIGHT - From shutter click to final print—there is no aspect of the photographic process L. Ron Hubbard did not master. Here, then, is a photographic journey of rare depth, insight and beauty.
HORTICULTURE, FOR A GREENER WORLD - In this very special story of transcendent revelations and global repercussions, track the course of L. Ron Hubbard’s horticultural discoveries. Told through articles and personal notes—here is a journey of discovery bearing upon all living things and the very essence of life itself.
MASTER MARINER, AT THE HELM ACROSS SEVEN SEAS - Sail with L. Ron Hubbard and navigate his immense nautical legacy. View the ships’ logs chronicling his voyages, his photographic records and previously unpublished essays telling of a life at sea and a “Master of Any Vessel on Any Ocean."
IMAGES OF A LIFETIME: A PHOTOGRAPHIC BIOGRAPHY - A $125 value FREE when you purchase The L. Ron Hubbard Series biographical encyclopedia set. This stunning photographic chronology presents the intimate story of L. Ron Hubbard’s life through meticulously restored images and detailed anecdotal captions. The newly updated and expanded Images of a Lifetime contains over 500 photographs—many of which are rare and never previously seen. Features are:
- Majestic 101/2" x 141/4" coffee-table size
- Over 500 restored photos of and by LRH
- Hand picked images selected from Ron’s personal photo archives
- FREE with purchase of The L. Ron Hubbard Series Biographical Encyclopedia set
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About the Author
Author, humanitarian and Founder of Dianetics and Scientology, L. Ron Hubbard is one of the most acclaimed figures of the modern age.
In a writing career spanning more than half a century, he was both a leading light of American fiction and the author of more than 35 million words of nonfiction—the single most embracive statement on the human mind and spirit, providing the only road to total spiritual freedom.
To date, more than 250 million copies of his works are in circulation worldwide, in 71 languages. All told, those works comprise over 3,000 recorded lectures and some 5,000 writings, including nineteen New York Times bestsellers.
Accordingly, and in testament to the magnitude of his literary legacy, there are his four Guinness World Records: most published author, most translated author, the author with the most audiobook titles and the single most translated non-religious work.
Yet the essence of L. Ron Hubbard’s legacy is perhaps best expressed in his simple declaration:
“I like to help others and count it as my greatest pleasure in life to see a person free himself of the shadows which darken his days.
“These shadows look so thick to him and weigh him down so that when he finds they are shadows and that he can see through them, walk through them and be again in the sun, he is enormously delighted. And I am afraid I am just as delighted as he is.”
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Why doesn't it give any information about how he ruled Scientology throughout his later years? The most interesting stuff isn't even alluded to. The books do look very good though.