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Title Pilgrim's wilderness [electronic resource] : a true story of faith and madness on the Alaska frontier / Tom Kizzia.
Author Kizzia, Tom. Author.
Publication New York : Crown Publishers, [2013]
Copyright date ©2013
Description 1 online resource : illustrations, map
xx, 309 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Call # eBOOK
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Prologue: Third Month -- Part One. Pilgrim's Trail -- The Road to McCarthy -- History's Shadow -- The Bollard Wars -- Sunlight and Firefly -- Motorheads -- The Rainbow Cross -- Hostile Territory -- Holy Bob and the Wild West -- God vs. the Park Service -- The Pilgrim's Progress -- Part Two. The Farthest-Out Place -- Hillbilly Heaven -- Flight of the Angels -- The Pilgrim Family Minstrels -- Part Three. Out of the Wilderness -- A Quiet Year -- The Wanigan -- Exodus -- Pilgrim's Last Stand -- The Man in the Iron Cage -- Epilogue: Peaceful Harbor.
Summary -- Pilgrim?s WildernessEasy Rider.? And as his fight with the government in Alaska grew more intense, the turmoil in his brood made it increasingly difficult to tell whether his children were messianic followers or hostages in desperate need of rescue.? In this powerful piece of Americana, written with uncommon grace and high drama, Kizzia uses his unparalleled access to capture an era-defining clash between environmentalists and pioneers ignited by a mesmerizing sociopath who held a town and a family captive.
Subject Hale, Robert (Robert Allen), 1941-2008 -- Family.
Abusive men -- Alaska -- McCarthy -- Biography.
Criminals -- Alaska -- McCarthy -- Biography.
Cults -- Alaska -- McCarthy.
Hale, Robert (Robert Allen), 1941-2008.
Fundamentalists -- Alaska -- McCarthy -- Biography.
Incest -- Alaska -- McCarthy.
Pioneers -- Alaska -- McCarthy -- Biography.
Dysfunctional families -- Alaska -- McCarthy.
McCarthy (Alaska) -- Biography.
Genre Electronic books.
True crime stories.
Addl. Author OverDrive, Inc.
Related To Print version: 9780307587824
ISBN 0307587843 (electronic bk.)
9780307587848 (electronic bk.)

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