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Prophet of Blood: The Untold Story of Ervil Lebaron and the Lambs of God

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Hardcover, 350 pages
Published November 1st 1981 by Putnam Publishing Group
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Maria Armada
Aug 06, 2008 rated it liked it
Fascinating look a bizarre cult that not many people have heard of or know about. I highly reccomend this book to anyone interested in reading about cults,relegious fanatics, or mind control. (I'll throw the odd religious serial killers in there too.) Anyone who read the new book "Shattered Dreams: My Life as Polygamist's Wife" by Irene Spencer would be stunned to learn about the "real LeBaron" cult that Irene lived in since that aspect is so downplayed in her own book. It will shed an entirely ...more
Sue Johnson
Jan 22, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I found this book to be jaw-dropping. The story of Lebaron and his corner of the Fundamentalist Latter Day Saints (FLDS) polygamist Mormon world is jaw-dropping. The level of detail the authors provide - both are very informed about the topic - paints a vivid picture. The story about the UFO chase and Simon's stalking and murder make me ask, why had someone not already made a movie out of this stuff? One reason, of course, is that the people involved are violent, deadly and manage to mostly evad ...more
Sharon Murphy
Nov 16, 2007 rated it really liked it
Shelves: polygamy
Out of print book that tells of the reign of terror that Ervil LeBaron caused in Mexico, Utah , and elsewhere. All of this epic was caused from power seeking individuals who wanted to be the Prophet of the Church of the Lamb of God. Anyone who crossedErvi LeBaron would be killed, including his own brother and daughter.
Kelly
Jan 08, 2016 rated it did not like it
Shelves: true-crime, dnf
This book was on my list of books to read for a long time. I tracked it down and checked it out from the library. I just could not finish it. It did not hold my interest.
JenRaye
Apr 29, 2009 marked it as left-unfinished
Shelves: non-fiction
I found myself really struggling with this one--writing style, I think. Finally had to put it down. Won't finish.
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Recommended to Linda Sue by: Paperback at the grocery store
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