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The road to Jonestown : Jim Jones and Peoples Temple / Jeff Guinn.

Guinn, Jeff, author. (Author).
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  • 8 of 29 copies available at Evergreen Indiana. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Greenwood Public Library.

Current holds

8 current holds with 29 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Greenwood PL - Greenwood 289.9 GUI (Text) 36626103821997 New Adult Nonfiction Checked out 05/19/2017

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781476763828
  • ISBN: 1476763828
  • Physical Description: ix, 531 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2017.
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    • Current Hold Count: 4 / 5.0

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 471-508) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Indiana: Lynetta and Jim ; Lynn ; Jimmy ; Growing up ; Richmond ; Marceline ; Jim and Marceline ; Beginnings ; A church where you get something now ; Peoples Temple ; Gaining influence ; Father Divine ; "All races together" ; A man to be reconed with ; Breakdown ; Brazil ; Looking west -- California: Redneck valley ; Dead end ; Resurrection ; Carolyn ; A socialist example ; Money ; Worker bees ; On the road ; Failures ; Drugs ; Sex ; Family ; The planning commision ; Los Angeles ; San Fransisco ; Narrow escapes ; Reaching out ; The gang of eight ; Consequences ; The promised land ; Kimo ; City plitics ; More money ; Defectors ; "Our year of ascendency" ; New west -- Guyana: Jonestown ; Concerned relatives and the first white night ; Death will be painless ; Betrayals ; Unraveling ; Final das ; "Some place that home runs out" ; what happened? ; Aftermath.
Summary, etc.: A portrait of the cult leader behind the Jonestown Massacre examines his personal life, from his extramarital affairs and drug use to his fraudulent faith healing practices and his decision to move his followers to Guyana, sharing new details about the events leading to the 1978 tragedy.
Subject: Jones, Jim, 1931-1978.
Peoples Temple.
Jonestown Mass Suicide, Jonestown, Guyana, 1978.
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