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Pilgrim's wilderness : a true story of faith and madness on the Alaska Frontier

Author: Tom Kizzia
Publisher: New York : Crown, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Documents the story of Robert "Papa Pilgrim" Hale and the antiestablishment family settlement in remote Alaska that was exposed as a cult-like prison where Hale brutalized and isolated his wife and fifteen children.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Robert Hale; Robert Hale; Robert Hale
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Kizzia
ISBN: 9780307587824 0307587827 9780307587831 0307587835
OCLC Number: 794227933
Description: xx, 309 p. : ill., map ; 25 cm.
Contents: Prologue: Third month --
Pilgrim's Trail: The road to McCarthy ; History's shadow ; The bollard wars ; Sunlight and firefly ; Motorheads ; The rainbow cross ; Hostile territory ; Holy Bob and the wild west ; God vs. the Park Service ; The Pilgrim's progress --
The farthest-out place: Hillbilly heaven ; Flight of the angels ; The Pilgrim Family minstrels --
Out of the wilderness: A quiet year ; The wanigan ; Exodus ; Pilgrim's last stand ; The man in the iron cage --
Epilogue: Peaceful harbor.
Responsibility: Tom Kizzia.

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Documents the story of Robert "Papa Pilgrim" Hale and the antiestablishment family settlement in remote Alaska that was exposed as a cult-like prison where Hale brutalized and isolated his wife and fifteen children.

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