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  • How are reviewers describing this item?
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  • Our engine has profiled the reviewer patterns and has determined that there is minimal deception involved.
  • Our engine has determined that the review content quality is high and informative.
  • Our engine has detected that Amazon has altered, modified or removed reviews from this listing. We approximate total reviews altered up to 102.
  • Our engine has discovered that over 80% high quality reviews are present.
  • This product had a total of 235 reviews as of our last analysis date on Mar 19 2020.
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a great read!

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I found this so well written and compelling! This is unprecedented and told by the woman who lived and set it into action from ...  Read More

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    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    This is an uneven book written by a woman who was in jim jones's inner circle--and escaped to tell the world about it.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    The sections about her escape are absolutely gripping and the sections on life in the compound are quite sad.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    She recreates the dialogue of conversations that happened more than a decade before she wrote the book.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    At other times, it seems like an unnecessary artifice--that the story could be told without all this recreated dialogue.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    The book starts slowly, recounting the author and her mother's early lives.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    When the massacre happened i was only 13 and too young to understand how people could get sucked in to such an intense and terrifying situation.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Deborah really broke it down the way it really happened.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Surely manipulators like jones are successful, not necessarily because they manage to conceal the red flags of their behavior toward others---there were plenty of indicators that he wasn't the self-sacrificing soul he purported to be--- but because they manage to persuade others to ignore those red flags.

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