MessiahBook - 1980
When a mortician appears on television to declare that death is infinitely preferable to life, he sparks a religious movement that quickly leaves Christianity and most of Islam in the dust. Now available in a Penguin Classic edition, Gore Vidal's deft and daring blend of satire and prophecy, first published in 1954, eerily anticipates the excesses of Jim Jones, David Koresh, and the Heaven's Gate suicide cult. Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.
Publisher: Boston : Gregg Press, 1980, c1965
Branch Call Number: FICTION Vidal 1980
Characteristics: xvi, 250 p. : port. ; 22 cm
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