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Episode 38: Julia Scheeres

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Episode 38: Julia Scheeres

My friend and former Wired.com colleague Julia Scheeres has written two best sellers: Jesus Land, a memoir of her relationship with her adopted brother David as they grew up in a fundamental Christian household in Indiana, and A Thousand Lives, a heart-wrenching story about the people who were murdered in Jonestown. But her story will blow you away. It’s the story of bravery and perseverance.

 

About Julia Scheeres

Julia Scheeres is the New York Times-bestselling author of the memoir Jesus Land and of A Thousand Lives: The Untold Story of Jonestown. She reviews books for the New York Times Book Review and has taught creative writing for many venues, including Stanford. You can find her journalism at through her website.

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