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Sunday, May 20, 2007
A Jonestown Bibliography
There is only one book out of the 33 that have been written about Jonestown, that takes the reader to the scene of mass death and graphically describes the clean-up and return of the remains of 914 Americans to the USA. It’s the first book on this list, highlighted in red.
The Ghosts of November: Memoirs of an Outsider who Witnessed the Carnage at Jonestown, Guyana.
San Antonio: J & J Publishers, 1998.
Salvation and Suicide: An Interpretation of Jim Jones, the Peoples Temple and Jonestown
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c1988
Awake in a Nightmare: Jonestown the Only Eyewitness Account.
New York: W. W. Norton, 1981
Hall, John R.
Gone from the promised land: Jonestown in American cultural history
New Brunswick, U.S.A. : Transaction Books, c1987
Kahalas, Laurie Efrein
Snake Dance: Unravelling the Mysteries of Jonestown.
New York: Red Robin Press, 1998
Kern, Phil and Doug Wead.
People’s Temple, Peoples Tomb.
Plainfield N.J.: Logos International, 1979.
The Suicide Cult: The Inside Story of the Peoples Temple Sect and the Massacre in Guyana
New York : Bantam Books, 1978
The Cult that Died: The Tragedy of Jim Jones and the Peoples Temple
New York : Putnam, c1980
Krause, Charles A.
Guyana massacre : the eyewitness account
New York : Berkley Publishing Corporation, c1978
The Strongest Poison.
New York: Hawthorn, 1980
Seductive poison: a Jonestown survivor’s story of life and death in the Peoples Temple.
New York : Anchor Books, 1998
Violence and Religious Commitment: Implications of Jim Jones’ People’s Temple Movement. University Park: The Pennsylvania State University Press, 1982
Maaga, Mary McCormick.
Hearing the Voices of Jonestown
Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 1998
Melton, J. Gordon
Peoples Temple and Jim Jones: Broadening Our Perspective.
New York: Garland, 1990.
Six Years with God: Life Inside Reverend Jim Jones’s Peoples Temple
New York : A & W Publishers, 
A Sympathetic History of Jonestown: The Moore Family Involvement in the Peoples Temple. Lewiston, N.Y.: Edwin Mellen Press, 1985
The Jonestown Letters: Correspondence of the Moore Family 1970–1985.
Lewiston, N.Y.: Edwin Mellen Press, 1986
In Defense of Peoples Temple.
Lewiston, N.Y.: Edwin Mellen Press, 1988.
Moore, Rebecca, Anthony B. Pinn and Mary R. Sawyer, eds.
Peoples Temple and Black Religion in America.
Bloomington: University of Indiana, 2004
Nugent, John Peer
New York: Rawson, Wade Publishers, 1979
Jonestown and Other Madness.
Ithaca, N.Y.: Firebrand Books, 1985
Raven : the untold story of the Rev. Jim Jones and his people
New York : Dutton, c1982
Reston, James, Jr.
Our Father Who Art in Hell: The Life and Death of Jim Jones.
New York: Times Books, 1981
Jesus and Jim Jones: Behind Jonestown.
New York: The Pilgrim Press, 1979.
Dear People: Remembering Jonestown.
Berkeley: Heyday Books, 2005.
The Broken God
Elgin, Ill. : D. C. Cook, c1979
The Onliest One Alive: Surviving Jonestown, Guyana
Indianapolis, Ind. : M. Towne, 1995
U.S. Committee on Foreign Affairs
The Assassination of Representative Leo J. Ryan and the Jonestown, Guyana Tragedy. U.S. House of Representatives, 96th Congress, First Session. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1979
U.S. Committee on Foreign Affairs Hearing
The Death of Representative Leo J. Ryan, Peoples Temple, and Jonestown: Understanding a Tragedy. U.S. House of Representatives, 96th Congress, First Session. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1979
How the Millennium Comes Violently.
Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 1998
Wessinger, Catherine Lowman.
How the millennium comes violently: from Jonestown to Heaven’s Gate.
New York : Seven Bridges Press, c2000.
The Children of Jonestown
New York : McGraw-Hill, c1981
Yee, Min S.
In My Father’s House: The Story of the Layton Family and the Reverend Jim Jones
New York : Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, c1981