Under The Banner Of Heaven

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From the bestselling author of Into the Wild and Into Thin Air, a riveting account of Taliban-like theocracies in the American heartland controlled by renegade Mormon prophets.

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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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Weight 0.292 kg
Dimensions 19.6 × 12.9 × 2.7 cm
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Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

399

Language

English

Edition

Unabridged

Dewey

289.373 (edition:22)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K