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Slavery of Faith: The Untold Story of the Peoples Temple from the Eyes of a Thirteen Year Old, Her Escape from Jonestown at 20 and Life 30 Years Later.

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Slavery Of Faith...the quietly kept story of a young woman's escape through the jungles of Jonestown, Guyana the morning of the massacre November 18, 1978 and her struggles to live in the aftermath. November 18, 2008 marks 30 years since the Jonestown, Guyana Massacre/Suicides and the death of its founder, the Reverend Jim Jones.

Escaping Jonestown, Guyana the morning of No
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Paperback, 203 pages
Published January 9th 2009 by iUniverse
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Sabrina Rutter
Apr 01, 2010 rated it did not like it
Leslie definitely has a story worth telling, and can give an insight like no other into the lives of the people of the Jonestown massacre, unfortunately I just can't bring myself to finish this book. I read around 40 some odd pages or so. I just feel that her book wasn't yet ready for publication. It needed more proof reading, corrections, and time frames put in order before it could be called a complete book. This could have been a five star read, and should have been, unfortunately not enough ...more
Leigh
This was the third memoir of a Jonestown survivor and each book I've read shows how varied of a group they were. From elderly black Hyacinth Thrash, to white young Debbie Layton, and now the teenaged to early twenties Leslie Wagner Wilson. Each had their own experiences and their own reasons for joining the church. What was interesting to me was that Leslie was not as devoted or brainwashed as others were. In fact until just before the move to Jonestown Leslie distanced herself from the church. ...more
Shawna
Nov 20, 2017 rated it it was ok
At this point I've read several comprehensive accounts of Jonestown, and am working my way through the personal accounts because it is such a massive event involving so many people, there is
mountain of information out there to absorb. Most of the personal accounts are not written by experienced, professional writers; they are written by survivors. So with that in mind, I read this narrative knowing that it likely was not going to be written as well as Jeff Guinn's "Road to Jonestown" or Julia S
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Shelly Deluigi Coburn
Jan 29, 2018 rated it it was amazing
good book she really does tell a good reflection of what happened to her throughout her peoples temple experience.
Dionne
Oct 10, 2014 rated it liked it
I have watched numerous documentaries about Jonestown. Leslie was often on them telling her perspective. I kept seeing her book and wanted to read it but my library didn't have it. I finally broke down and bought it.

I love biographies and learning about life from others' perspectives. Leslie has definitely lived and gone through a lot of tough situations and proved herself a survivor. I learned a lot from reading her story about Jonestown and about life after surviving a traumatic situation. She
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An amazing story.
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