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Stories from Jonestown

Leigh Fondakowski

Stories from Jonestown

by Leigh Fondakowski

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Published by University of Minnesota Press in Minneapolis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cults,
  • Peoples Temple,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementLeigh Fondakowski
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBP605.P46 F66 2013
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii, 350 p.
    Number of Pages350
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27137233M
    ISBN 100816678081, 081667809X
    ISBN 109780816678082, 9780816678099
    LC Control Number2012034548
    OCLC/WorldCa788273981

    Get this from a library! Stories from Jonestown. [Leigh Fondakowski] -- "The saga of Jonestown didn't end on the day in November when more than nine hundred Americans died in a mass murder-suicide in the Guyanese jungle. While only a . After nearly 35 years, it feels as if the horrible tale of the Jonestown tragedy has been told from every perspective. As new book Stories from Jonestown shows us though, there are some voices that have remained unheard through all of this time. Through a series of interviews with survivors, author Leigh Fondakowski presents a compelling account of life with Jim Jones in .

    The book chronicles stories of life before, during and after Jonestown, but it is as much a book about the gathering of those stories as it is about the stories themselves. The author got the stories in preparation of writing a play about Peoples Temple and she felt that it was essential to hear from living voices of some of those left behind/5(4). Most of all, Stories from Jonestown presents ordinary people whose lives have been irrevocably altered by tragic events. It is a remarkable book. Required reading for anybody curious about Jonestown and the ways that even the .

      Jonestown 40 years later: The story of a cameraman who lost his life Kevin Fagan Nov. 12, Updated: Nov. 12, p.m. Author: Kevin Fagan. Four decades after over followers of Jim Jones committed suicide at Jonestown, survivor Tracy Parks recounts her escape from the horrors of .


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As new book Stories from Jonestown shows us though, there are some voices that have remained unheard through all of this time. Through a series of interviews with survivors, author Leigh Fondakowski presents a compelling account of life with Jim Jones in Guyana.

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It is a remarkable book."— "Required reading for anybody curious about Jonestown and the ways that even the most Utopian society can turn sour and deadly."—Bibliosaurus Text Blog/5(31). As new book Stories from Jonestown shows us though, there are some voices that have remained unheard through all of this time.

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Along the way, she illuminates the numerous falsehoods which have been accepted as. Stories from Jonestown, a book by playwright Leigh Fondakowski based largely upon interviews she conducted in the course of researching her play, The People’s Temple, was published earlier this year through the University of Minnesota Press.

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Edmonds, Wendy. "Followership, Sacrificial Leadership and Charisma: A Focus Group Study of Survivors from the Jonestown Massacre." University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Layton, Deborah.

"Seductive Poison: A Jonestown Survivor's Story of Life and Death in the Peoples Temple." Anchor Books, ISBN: X: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes index. Description: xxii, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: Two days in November --Lost voices --List of interviews included in Stories from Jonestown --Part I.

Collect all the tapes, all the writing, all the was paying attention --I was his son --My button was fear --Jonestown. “Stories from Jonestown” is their story, an attempt to explain why they, and others, joined the Peoples Temple and followed Jim Jones — and to clarify what transpired in Guyana in mid-November Among the individuals interviewed for the book: Jim Jones’ son Stephan, who makes an effort to humanize his father.

Jonestown: The Power and The Myth of Alan Jones is a biography of radio personality Alan Jones by Chris biography deals in part with Jones's sexuality; Masters asserts that Jones is homosexual, something that Jones does not self-identify as. Masters began Jonestown in after profiling Jones for an episode of the current affairs program Four Corners.

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Congressman Leo Ryan, died in Jonestown, Guyana, most of them members of the Peoples Temple who drank poisoned punch at the urging of their charismatic.Stories from Jonestown: Fondakowski, Leigh: Books - Skip to main Try Prime Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Returns & Orders Try Prime Cart.

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