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Raven: The Untold Story of Reverend Jim Jones and His People

Reiterman, Tim; Jacobs, John;

Published by New York, New York, U.S.A.: Dutton Books, 1982
ISBN 10: 0525241361 / ISBN 13: 9780525241362
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Title: Raven: The Untold Story of Reverend Jim ...

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A.: Dutton Books

Publication Date: 1982

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: 1st Edition...


A very good copy in a very good, mylar protected DJ. Stated 1st edition. Some wear to boards and to board spine ends, DJ has some short scratches to spine area, and light general wear, illustrated with photosections, 8vo., 622 pages., 0.0 0.0 0.0. Bookseller Inventory # 19090

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For the first time in paperback, Tim Reiterman?s Raven provides the definitive history of the Rev. Jim Jones, the Peoples Temple, and the murderous ordeal at Jonestown three decades ago. This PEN Award?winning work explores the ideals-gone-wrong, the intrigue, and the grim realities behind the Peoples Temple and its implosion in the jungle of South America. Reiterman?s reportage clarifies enduring misperceptions of the character and motives of Jim Jones, the reasons why people followed him, and the important truth that many of those who perished at Jonestown were victims of mass murder rather than suicide.

This widely sought work is restored to print after many years with a new preface by the author, as well as the more than sixty-five rare photographs from the original volume.

About the Author: Tim ReitermanN is a prizewinning journalist who extensively covered Jonestown for The San Francisco Examiner. He was wounded in the jungle airstrip attack that killed Representative Leo Ryan, plus three reporters and a temple defector. Reiterman has appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show and other national broadcasts. In the past two years, he was featured in a History Channel docudrama about the final days of Jonestown, as well as an Oscar– nominated documentary on Jonestown for PBS’s American Experience. Reiterman writes for the Los Angeles Times. His collaborator John Jacobs was a widely respected journalist who died in 2000.

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