Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith

23 February 2020 | By Jon Krakauer | Filed in: polygamy.

A multilayered, bone chilling narrative of messianic delusion, savage violence, polygamy, and unyielding faith This is vintage Krakauer, an utterly compelling work of nonfiction that illuminates an otherwise confounding realm of human behavior Jon Krakauer s literary reputation rests on insightful

Shattered Dreams: My Life as a Polygamist's Wife

23 February 2020 | By Irene Spencer | Filed in: polygamy.

IRENE SPENCER grew up in a fundamentalist Mormon family the thirteenth of thirty one children so it was no surprise that she found herself, at sixteen years of age, in a plural marriage, sharing her husband with a half sister Enduring abject poverty, living in isolation, and suffering the neglect

The Chosen One

23 February 2020 | By Carol Lynch Williams | Filed in: polygamy.

Thirteen year old Kyra has grown up in an isolated community without questioning the fact that her father has three wives and she has twenty brothers and sisters That is, without questioning it much if you don t count her visits to the Ironton County Mobile Library on Wheels to read forbidden

The Lonely Polygamist

23 February 2020 | By Brady Udall | Filed in: polygamy.

Beautifully written, keenly observed, and ultimately redemptive, The Lonely Polygamist is an unforgettable story of an American family with its inevitable dysfunctionality, heartbreak, and comedy pushed to its outer limits From a luminous storyteller, a highly anticipated new novel about the

His Favorite Wife: Trapped in Polygamy

23 February 2020 | By Susan Ray Schmidt | Filed in: polygamy.

His Favorite Wife is the heart stopping, inspirational narrative of a courageous, fifteen year old girl who becomes the sixth wife in a polygamous marriage Cascading with rich, well developed characters, this true story will capture your soul and imagination as the author reveals how a group of

The Sound of Gravel: A Memoir

23 February 2020 | By Ruth Wariner | Filed in: polygamy.

A riveting, deeply affecting true story of one girl s coming of age in a polygamist cult Ruth Wariner was the thirty ninth of her father s forty two children Growing up on a farm in rural Mexico, where authorities turned a blind eye to the practices of her community, Ruth lives in a ramshackle

Triumph

23 February 2020 | By Carolyn Jessop | Filed in: polygamy.

The author of Escape, which detailed her escape along with her eight children from the cult she had been raised in, the extremist Mormon sect the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, follows up on the 2008 raid on the Yearning for Zion Ranch, which her ex husband ran for

Church of Lies

23 February 2020 | By Flora Jessop | Filed in: polygamy.

From the Preface My name is Flora Jessop I ve been called apostate, vigilante, and crazy bitch, and maybe I am But some people call me a hero, and I d like to think they re right too If I am a hero, maybe it s because every time I can play a part in saving a child or a woman from a life of

Love Times Three: Our True Story of a Polygamous Marriage

23 February 2020 | By Joe Darger | Filed in: polygamy.

From a family that inspired Big Love s story of Bill Henrickson and his three wives, this first ever memoir of a polygamous family captures the extraordinary workings of a unique family dynamic, and argues for the acceptance of plural marriage as an alternative lifestyle.

Wither (The Chemical Garden, #1)

23 February 2020 | By Lauren DeStefano | Filed in: polygamy.

By age sixteen, Rhine Ellery has four years left to live She can thank modern science for this genetic time bomb A botched effort to create a perfect race has left all males with a lifespan of 25 years, and females with a lifespan of 20 years Geneticists are seeking a miracle antidote to restore

Sister Wife

23 February 2020 | By Shelley Hrdlitschka | Filed in: polygamy.

In the isolated rural community of Unity, the people of The Movement live a simple life guided by a set of religious principles and laws that are unique to them Polygamy is the norm, strict obedience is expected and it is customary for young girls to be assigned to much older husbands Celeste was