intriguing, suspenseful, heartbreaking.
Go- Go was so complex. You were frustrated by his irresponsibility and recklessness. Eventually, you actually sympathized with him.
She read with such insight to each character's feelings and inner dialogue.
I was shocked at the ending.
I really thought the story was leading to a pat and predictable (disappointing ending) and was so surprised at how it really turned out. This surprise did not take away from the story. It made me listen to the story a second time.
The audio version breathes new life into an old favorite
The narrator was able to bring emotion and depth that is understandable to a modern audience.
The author related the experiences of a variety of people.. and each one could be you or someone you know. Its chilling to realize how they each took steps further into this nightmare.
The author says that this is not the story of anyone joining a
Hyacinth Thrash was an elderly survivor of this tragedy. She had joined the People's Temple over 20 years before, and witnessed the slow metamorphosis from church to cult of personality.
Each of these members reached a point when they were asked to do something that went against their instincts, morals, common sense. Stepping over that line led them irretrievably under the control of Jim Jones.
Whether you remember this event, or only heard of it recently, a must read, and a lesson for us all!
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