Memories of the Branch Davidians: The Autobiography of David Koresh's Mother

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Baylor University Press, 2007 - 199
The 1993 event at Mt. Carmel shocked all of America and has since spawned a plethora of books regarding the "truth" about the Branch Davidians. Memories of the Branch Davidians is the story told from the inside. The oral history of Bonnie Haldeman, the mother of Vernon Howell (David Koresh), it offers an intimate, first-hand account of how a boy named Vernon Howell became David Koresh. Haldeman paints a picture of Koresh that could only be told by one who knew both his greatest strengths and his deepest faults.

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Purpose of This Autobiography
1
The Haldeman Family
12
Vernon Howell Becomes a Branch Davidian
25
Bonnie Haldeman Becomes a Branch Davidian
30
David Koreshs Shootout
55
Resettling at Mount Carmel
59
Bonnie and Roy Leave Mount Carmel
66
Visits Back and Forth with Folks at Mount Carmel
71
2000 Civil Trail
81
Life after the Fire
82
Going Back to Mount Carmel
85
Remembering the People and Lifestyle at Mount Carmel
88
Remembering the Children
96
Remembering David
101
Poems by David Koresh
105
Notes
121

The ATF Raid February 28 1993
76
The Siege
78
The Fire April 19 1993
80
Works Cited
177
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Bonnie Haldeman was the mother of David Koresh and a surviving Branch Davidian. She lived, traveled, and worked with the Branch Davidians in Texas, California, and Hawaii from 1985 until 1991.

Catherine Wessinger (Ph.D. University of Iowa) is the Rev. H. James Yamauchi, S.J. Professor in Arts and Sciences, and she is Professor of the History of Religions in the Religious Studies Department, Loyola University, New Orleans. She is the author of How the Millennium Comes Violently: From Jonestown to Heaven's Gate, editor of Millennialism, Persecution and Violence: Historical Cases, and co-general editor of Nova Religio: The Journal of Alternative and Emergent Religions.

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