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A place called Waco : a survivor's story

Author: David Thibodeau; Leon Whiteson
Publisher: New York : PublicAffairs, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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One of nine survivors of the attack on the Branch Davidian compound in 1993 describes how he came to join the religious community and offers an eyewitness account of the tragedy.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Autobiographies
Named Person: David Thibodeau; David Koresh; David Koresh; David Thibodeau
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Thibodeau; Leon Whiteson
ISBN: 1891620428 9781891620423
OCLC Number: 41368317
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xviii, 365 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Prologue: this could be the day that I die --
BOOK 1: A SENSE OF COMMUNITY: A galaxy far away --
The man and the music --
Coming to the mountain --
Edging toward belief --
Slipping through the fence --
The withering experience --
Temptations --
On rape, abuse, and guns --
BOOK II: PRELUDE TO A HOLOCAUST: Visions and omens --
Showtime --
Aftershock --
No surrender, no quarter --
Ranch apocalypse --
BOOK III: LIFE AS A SURVIVOR: "Are you comin' to kill me?" --
Half-truths and outright lies --
Ignorant questions --
Afterlife --
Climbing the mountain --
Back to the future --
EPILOGUE: THE DOUBLE HELIX: Special thanks and acknowledgments --
APPENDIX: THE MOUNT CARMEL COMMUNITY: THE LIVING AND THE DEAD --
Index.
Responsibility: David Thibodeau and Leon Whiteson.

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In this text, a survivor of the Waco massacre tells the inside story of the Branch Davidians, David Koresh and what really happened.  Read more...

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