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The Resource The road to Jonestown : Jim Jones and Peoples Temple, Jeff Guinn

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

Label
The road to Jonestown : Jim Jones and Peoples Temple
Title
The road to Jonestown
Title remainder
Jim Jones and Peoples Temple
Statement of responsibility
Jeff Guinn
Title variation
Jim Jones and Peoples Temple
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Summary
A portrait of the influential 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 astonishing new details about the events leading to the 1978 tragedy
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
individual biography
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10558698
Cataloging source
DLC
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Guinn, Jeff
Dewey number
289.9
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
BP605.P46
LC item number
G85 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Jones, Jim
  • Peoples Temple
  • Jonestown Mass Suicide, Jonestown, Guyana, 1978
  • Cults
  • Homicide
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Criminals & Outlaws
  • HISTORY / United States / 20th Century
  • TRUE CRIME / Murder
Target audience
adult
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Jim Jones and Peoples Temple
Label
The road to Jonestown : Jim Jones and Peoples Temple, Jeff Guinn
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 473-508) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part one. 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 reckoned with -- Breakdown -- Brazil -- Looking west -- Part two. California -- Redneck Valley -- Dead end -- Resurrection -- Carolyn -- A socialist example -- Money -- Worker bees -- On the road -- Failures -- Drugs -- Sex -- Family -- The planning commission -- Los Angeles -- San Francisco -- Narrow escapes -- Reaching out -- the gang of eight -- Consequences -- The promised land -- Kimo -- City politics -- More money -- Defectors -- "Our year of ascendancy" -- New West -- Part three. Guyana -- Jonestown -- Concerned relatives and the first White Night -- Death will be painless -- Betrayals -- Unraveling -- Final days -- "Some place that hope runs out" -- What happened? -- Aftermath
Control code
20903465
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
ix, 531 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781476763828
Lccn
2016051471
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
The road to Jonestown : Jim Jones and Peoples Temple, Jeff Guinn
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 473-508) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part one. 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 reckoned with -- Breakdown -- Brazil -- Looking west -- Part two. California -- Redneck Valley -- Dead end -- Resurrection -- Carolyn -- A socialist example -- Money -- Worker bees -- On the road -- Failures -- Drugs -- Sex -- Family -- The planning commission -- Los Angeles -- San Francisco -- Narrow escapes -- Reaching out -- the gang of eight -- Consequences -- The promised land -- Kimo -- City politics -- More money -- Defectors -- "Our year of ascendancy" -- New West -- Part three. Guyana -- Jonestown -- Concerned relatives and the first White Night -- Death will be painless -- Betrayals -- Unraveling -- Final days -- "Some place that hope runs out" -- What happened? -- Aftermath
Control code
20903465
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
ix, 531 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781476763828
Lccn
2016051471
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations

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