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Pilgrim's wilderness : a true story of faith and madness on the Alaska frontier / Tom Kizzia.

Kizzia, Tom. (Author).

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  • 25 out of 25 copies are currently available at PINES. (Show copies)
  • 1 out of 1 copy are currently available at Greater Clarks Hill Regional Library. (Show copies)
  • 1 out of 1 copy are currently available at Lincoln County Library.

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Item details

  • ISBN: 9780307587824 (hbk.) :
  • ISBN: 0307587827 (hbk.)
  • Physical Description: xx, 309 p. : ill., map ; 25 cm
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Crown Publishers, c2013.

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc.:
Includes bibliographical references.
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 -- The farthest-out place. Hillbilly heaven ; Flight of the angels ; The Pilgrim Family Minstrels -- Out of the wilderness. A quiet year ; The Wanigan ; Exodus ; Pilgrim's last stand ; The man in the iron cage.
Summary, etc.:
Documents the story of Robert "Papa Pilgrim" Hale and the antiestablishment family settlement in remote Alaska that was exposed as a cult-like prison where Hale brutalized and isolated his wife and fifteen children.
Subject: Hale, Robert (Robert Allen), 1941-2008.
Hale, Robert (Robert Allen), 1941-2008 > Family.
Pioneers > Alaska > McCarthy > Biography.
Fundamentalists > Alaska > McCarthy > Biography.
Criminals > Alaska > McCarthy > Biography.
Abusive men > Alaska > McCarthy > Biography.
McCarthy (Alaska) > Biography.
Dysfunctional families > Alaska > McCarthy.
Incest > Alaska > McCarthy.
Cults > Alaska > McCarthy.

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