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Under the Banner of Heaven : A Story of Violent Faith
Under the Banner of Heaven A Story of Violent Faith
Author: Jon Krakauer
Jon Krakauer’s literary reputation rests on insightful chronicles of lives conducted at the outer limits. In UNDER THE BANNER OF HEAVEN, he shifts his focus from extremes of physical adventure to extremes of religious belief within our own borders. At the core of his book is an appalling double murder committed by two Mormon Fundamentali...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780385509510
ISBN-10: 0385509510
Publication Date: 7/15/2003
Pages: 400
Rating:
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
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4.1 stars, based on 138 ratings
Publisher: Doubleday
Book Type: Hardcover
Members Wishing: 1
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Fascinating book. It is rare that I come across a book that I can't put down, but this was one of them. Mr. Krakauer's research into the history of mormonism really opened my eyes, and I have done further research since reading this book into the subject. I applaud the rare book that inspires you to look into the topic with more depth.
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Very interesting look into the extremist/polygamist cults that have broken away from mainstream Mormon belief.
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