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Seductive Poison A Jonestown Survivor's Story of Life and Death in the People's Temple

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ISBN-10: 0385489846

ISBN-13: 9780385489843

Edition: N/A

Authors: Deborah Layton

List price: $16.95
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Told by a former high-level member of the Peoples Temple and Jonestown survivor, Seductive Poison is the "truly unforgettable" (Kirkus Review) story of how one woman was seduced by one of the most notorious cults in recent memory and how she found her way back to sanity. From Waco to Heaven's Gate, the past decade has seen its share of cult tragedies. But none has been quite so dramatic or compelling as the Jonestown massacre of 1978, in which the Reverend Jim Jones and 913 of his disciples perished. Deborah Layton had been a member of the Peoples Temple for seven years when she departed for Jonestown, Guyana, the promised land nestled deep in the South American jungle. When she arrived,…    
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Book details

List price: $16.95
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 11/9/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.814
Language: English

Secrets and Shadows
Lost and Found
Father Loves Us
Bad Press
Exodus to Paradise
Guyana--The Promised Land
Welcome to Jonestown
Hints of Madness
Dark Days--White Nights
Sickly Ascension
Forsaking Mama
Escaping Paradise
No Place to Hide
Emergency Standby
Doesn't Anyone Hear Me?
Descent into the Abyss
Hope Extinguished, November 18, 1978