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The Road to Jonestown

Jim Jones and Peoples Temple

Jeff Guinn

Explore the life of Jim Jones, a young Indianapolis minister who combined the gospel with Marxism and led a racially diverse congregation. However, his life wasn't as it seemed. In The Road to Jonestown, New York Times bestselling author Jeff Guinn delves into the dark secrets of Jones's life, including extramarital affairs, drug use, and fraudulent faith healing. The book examines the events leading up to the Jonestown Massacre, the largest murder-suicide in American history, in which over nine hundred people died after being coerced into drinking a cyanide-laced drink. With stunning new details and fresh insights from Jonestown survivors, this is a haunting portrait of evil and a tragic memorial to the victims.
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