This text provides an account of Taliban-like theocracies in the American heartland controlled by renegade Mormon prophets. At the core of the book is a double murder committed by a pair of brothers, Ron and Dan Lafferty, who insist they were commanded to kill by God. Beginning with an account of this "divinely inspired" crime, Krakauer constructs a multi-layered narrative of polygamy, savage violence and unyielding faith. Along the away he uncovers a shadowy offshoot of America's fastest growing religion and raises ...

Under the Banner of Heaven 2003, Macmillan, London

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Under the Banner of Heaven 2003, Random House Large Print Publishing, New York, NY

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Under the Banner of Heaven 2003, Random House Audio Publishing Group, New York, NY

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Under the Banner of Heaven 2003, Macmillan, London

ISBN-13: 9781405033756

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