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Forty years after the Patty Hearst "trial of the century," people still don't know the true story of the events.Revolution's End fully explains the most famous kidnapping in US history, detailing Patty Hearst's relationship with Donald DeFreeze, known as Cinque, head of the Symbionese Liberation Army. Not only did the heiress have a sexual relationship with DeFreeze while he was imprisoned; she didn't know he was an informant and a victim of prison behavior modification.Neither Hearst nor the white radicals who followed DeFreeze realized that he was molded by a CIA officer and allowed to escape, thanks to collusion with the California Department of Corrections. DeFreeze's secret mission: infiltrate and discredit Bay Area anti-war radicals and the Black Panther Party, the nexus of seventies activism.



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Brad Schreiber

Brad Schreiber has written not only books but also journalism, film, television, radio and theatre. He has also served as a producer, actor, director, literary consultant and instructor. His book REVOLUTION'S END, an expose of the prison and CIA connections to the SLA kidnapping of heiress Patty Hearst, won the Silver Medal for True Crime at the 2017 Independent Publisher Book Awards and won for the category of Multicultural Nonfiction at the 2017 International Book Awards.

The early years biography BECOMING JIMI HENDRIX, written from the research of historian Steven Roby, was nominated for the International Book Awards and selected for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Library.

Born in New York City, Schreiber grew up in Rockland County, NY, Santa Monica, CA and throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, where he attended San Francisco State University and studied with, among others, Leonard Wolf and Kay Boyle. Schreiber was Vice President of Storytech Literary Consulting for 12 years, for Christopher Vogler, author of THE WRITER'S JOURNEY, where Schreiber analyzed prose and screenwriting for clients all over the world, including Jim Henson's Creature Shop in London and film director-producer Timur Bekmambetov. He has received awards and fellowships from the National Press Foundation, Los Angeles Press Club, National Audio Theatre Festivals, Edward Albee Foundation and California Writers Club, among others.



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