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‘Page-turning Narrative’

My new nonfiction ebook is The Polygamist King: A True Story of Murder, Lust, and Exotic Faith in America, and it’s currently ranked on Amazon.com as:

‐ #1 in Kindle Store > Kindle Nonfiction Singles > Page-turning Narratives

For this, I owe a hearty thanks to you, the readers of NRO — the best in the world. I’m grateful for your response to my post on The Corner yesterday.

Besides, at just $2.99, what could go wrong? The real investment is the 90 minutes (or less) it takes to read the thing.

Our editors kindly have published an excerpt, which recounts the story of James Strang, a political boss who called himself a king, a cult leader who declared himself a prophet, and a con man who tried to build a personal theocracy on Beaver Island in Lake Michigan.

John J. Miller is the national correspondent for National Review and the director of the Dow Journalism Program at Hillsdale College. His new book is Reading Around: Journalism on Authors, Artists, and Ideas.

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