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Pilgrim's wilderness: a true story of faith and madness on the Alaska Frontier

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Into the Wild meets Helter Skelter in this riveting true story of a modern-day homesteading family in the deepest reaches of the Alaskan wildernessand of the chilling secrets of its maniacal, spellbinding patriarch.
 
When Papa Pilgrim, his wife, and their fifteen children appeared in the Alaska frontier outpost of McCarthy, their new neighbors saw them as a shining example of the homespun Christian ideal. But behind the family's proud piety and beautiful old-timey music lay Pilgrim's dark past: his strange  connection to the Kennedy assassination and a trail of chaos and anguish that followed him from Dallas and New Mexico. Pilgrim soon sparked a tense confrontation with the National Park Service fiercely dividing the community over where a citizen’s rights end and the government’s power begins. As the battle grew more intense, the turmoil in his brood made it increasingly...

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subject_facetAbusive men -- Alaska -- McCarthy -- Biography
Criminals -- Alaska -- McCarthy -- Biography
Cults -- Alaska -- McCarthy
Dysfunctional families -- Alaska -- McCarthy
Fundamentalists -- Alaska -- McCarthy -- Biography
Hale, Robert -- (Robert Allen), -- 1941-2008
Hale, Robert -- (Robert Allen), -- 1941-2008 -- Family
Incest -- Alaska -- McCarthy
McCarthy (Alaska) -- Biography
Pioneers -- Alaska -- McCarthy -- Biography
title_displayPilgrim's wilderness : a true story of faith and madness on the Alaska Frontier
title_fullPilgrim's Wilderness A True Story of Faith and Madness on the Alaska Frontier
Pilgrim's wilderness : a true story of faith and madness on the Alaska Frontier / Tom Kizzia
title_shortPilgrim's wilderness
title_suba true story of faith and madness on the Alaska Frontier
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Criminals
Cults
Dysfunctional families
Family
Fundamentalists
Hale, Robert
History
Incest
Nonfiction
Pioneers
Sociology
True Crime