Under The Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith

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    'A provocative look at the twisted roots of American fundamentalism.' Will Self, Evening Standard Books of the Year `Excellent . . . a lucid, judicious, even sympathetic account not just of Mormon Fundamentalism but of the seductive power of fanaticism in general.' Daily Telegraph `Remarkable . . . for anyone interested in the wilder frontiers of spiritual conviction, this book is a must.' Independent Brothers Ron and Dan Lafferty insist they were commanded to kill by God. In Under The Banner of Heaven, Jon Krakauer's investigation is a meticulously researched, bone-chilling narrative of polygamy, savage violence and unyielding faith: an incisive look inside isolated Mormon Fundamentalist communities in America, this gripping work of non-fiction illuminates an otherwise confounding realm of human behaviour.

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    Number of Pages: 432
    Format(s): Paperback - ISBN: 9780330419123
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    Listed in: True crime, Other Nonconformist & Evangelical Churches
    Publisher: Pan Books

    Books by Jon Krakauer

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