The Resource Beautiful revolutionary, Laura Elizabeth Woollett

Beautiful revolutionary, Laura Elizabeth Woollett

Label
Beautiful revolutionary
Title
Beautiful revolutionary
Statement of responsibility
Laura Elizabeth Woollett
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Explores the allure of the real-life charismatic leader, Reverend Jim Jones, who would destroy so many. It follows Evelyn Lynden, a woman at war with herself, as she is pulled into Jones's orbit
  • "It's the summer of 1968, and Evelyn Lynden is a woman at war with herself. Minister's daughter. Atheist. Independent woman. Frustrated wife. Bitch with a bleeding heart. Following her conscientious-objector husband Lenny to the rural Eden of Evergreen Valley, California, Evelyn wants to be happy with their new life. Yet as the world is rocked by warfare and political assassinations, by racial discrimination and social upheaval, she finds herself disillusioned with Lenny's passive ways - and anxious for a saviour. Enter the Reverend Jim Jones, the dynamic leader of a revolutionary church called Peoples Temple. As Evelyn grows closer to Jones, her marriage is just the first casualty of his rise to power. Meticulously researched, elegantly written, and utterly engrossing, Beautiful Revolutionary explores the allure of the real-life charismatic leader who would destroy so many. In masterful prose, Woollett painstakingly examines what happens when Evelyn is pulled into Jones's orbit - an orbit it would prove impossible for her to leave."--Publisher
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1989-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Woollett, Laura Elizabeth
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3623.O7127
LC item number
B43 2019
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jones, Jim
  • Peoples Temple
  • Cults
  • Nineteen sixties
  • Australian fiction
  • California
  • California
Target audience
adult
Label
Beautiful revolutionary, Laura Elizabeth Woollett
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Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 404 pages
Isbn
9781911617594
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1046101938
  • 1989091
  • (OCoLC)on1046101938
  • 1989091
Label
Beautiful revolutionary, Laura Elizabeth Woollett
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 404 pages
Isbn
9781911617594
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1046101938
  • 1989091
  • (OCoLC)on1046101938
  • 1989091

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