Item #7381 Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith. Jon Krakauer.
Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith

Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith

New York: Doubleday, 2003. First Edition. 372pp. Octavo [24 cm] 1/2 gray buckram over white boards. Fine/Fine. Map endsheets and pastedowns of southern Utah and the Arizona Strip. Item #7381

Inscribed by the author prepublication on the title-page: "To Brother McKell - Jon Krakauer, 18 July 2003." This work begins with an account of a double murder perpetuated by Ron and Dan Lafferty, by their account under commandment of god. The book then offers a multilayered account of some of the fringier elements of Mormon country: Mormon Fundamentalist, Mark Hofmann, Gary Gilmore, the LeBarons, John D. Lee. Basis for the celebrated mini-series.

Price: $100.00

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