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Paperback. Pub Date: 2002 Pages: 416 in Publisher: Harper Perennial On the last hot day of summer in 1992. Gunfire cracked over a rocky knob in northern Idaho just withsouth of the Canadian border. By the next day three people were dead. and a small war was joined. pitting the full might of federal law enforcement against one well-armed family. Drawing on extensive interviews with Randy Weaver's family. government insiders. and others. Jess Walter traces the paths that led the Weavers to their confrontation with federal agents and led the government to treat a family like a gang of criminals.This is the story of what happened on Ruby Ridge: the tragic and unlikely series of events that destroyed a family. ought down the number-two man in the FBI. and left in its wake a nation increasingly attuned to the dangers of unchecked federal power.

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On the last hot day of summer in 1992, gunfire cracked over a rocky knob in northern Idaho, just south of the Canadian border. By the next day three people were dead, and a small war was joined, pitting the full might of federal law enforcement against one well-armed family. Drawing on extensive interviews with Randy Weaver's family, government insiders, and others, Jess Walter traces the paths that led the Weavers to their confrontation with federal agents and led the government to treat a family like a gang of criminals.

This is the story of what happened on Ruby Ridge: the tragic and unlikely series of events that destroyed a family, brought down the number-two man in the FBI, and left in its wake a nation increasingly attuned to the dangers of unchecked federal power.

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?A stunning job of reporting.?New York Times Book Review?A brilliant, cautionary tale of the dangers of conspiracy thinking?by people and by governments.?Dennis Prager, talk show host and author of Think a Second Time?The most comprehensive, even-handed and best written account of Ruby Ridge currently in print.?Washington Times"Jess Walter's careful chronicle of what happened in and around that cabin in...northern Idaho...is remarkably complete."Salt Lake City Tribune"Tightly reported...an even-handed...excellent, minute-by-minute account."The Portland Oregonian"A meticulously researched account of the Ruby Ridge incident."People magazine

"A stunning job of reporting." -- New York Times Book Review

"A meticulously researched account of the Ruby Ridge incident."--People magazine

"Tightly reported...an even-handed...excellent, minute-by-minute account."--The Portland Oregonian

"Jess Walter's careful chronicle of what happened in and around that cabin in...northern Idaho...is remarkably complete."--Salt Lake City Tribune

"The most comprehensive, even-handed and best written account of Ruby Ridge currently in print."--Washington Times

"A stunning job of reporting."--New York Times Book Review

"A brilliant, cautionary tale of the dangers of conspiracy thinking--by people and by governments."--Dennis Prager, talk show host and author of Think a Second Time

A stunning job of reporting. --New York Times Book Review"

The most comprehensive, even-handed and best written account of Ruby Ridge currently in print. --Washington Times"

A brilliant, cautionary tale of the dangers of conspiracy thinking by people and by governments. --Dennis Prager, talk show host and author of Think a Second Time"

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