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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
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
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Guinn, Jeff
Dewey number
289.9
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jones, Jim
  • Peoples Temple
  • Jonestown Mass Suicide, Jonestown, Guyana, 1978
Label
The road to Jonestown : Jim Jones and Peoples Temple, Jeff Guinn
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
sky285257673
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
531 pages
Isbn
9781476763828
Lccn
2016051471
Other physical details
illustration
Label
The road to Jonestown : Jim Jones and Peoples Temple, Jeff Guinn
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
sky285257673
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
531 pages
Isbn
9781476763828
Lccn
2016051471
Other physical details
illustration

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