The Road to Jonestown
Jim Jones and Peoples TempleBook - 2017 | First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition
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.
Publisher: New York, NY : Simon & Schuster, 2017
Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9781476763828 hardcover
Branch Call Number: B JONES
Characteristics: ix, 531 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Alternative Title: Jim Jones and Peoples Temple
From Library Staff
An award-winning and in-depth look at The People's Temple. Jim Jones' group began as a small cult in Indianapolis in 1955 and ended in a mass suicide of over 900 people in Jonestown, Guyana in 1978.