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Beautiful revolutionary

Author: Laura Elizabeth Woollett
Publisher: Melbourne, Victoria ; London : Scribe Publications, [2019]. copyright © 2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Biographical fiction
Fiction
History
Named Person: Jim Jones; Jim Jones
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laura Elizabeth Woollett
ISBN: 9781947534636 1947534637 9781911617594 1911617591 9781925713039 1925713032
OCLC Number: 1046101938
Awards: Short-listed for Australian Literature Society Gold Medal 2019 (Australia)
Short-listed for Prime Minister's Literary Award for Fiction 2019 (Australia)
Description: ix, 404 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Laura Elizabeth Woollett.

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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.

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'Woollett achieves psychologically complex portraits of her two protagonists - minister's daughter Evelyn and conscientious objector Lenny - as they are indoctrinated into a degrading system of Read more...

 
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