Stolen Innocence: My Story of Growing Up in a Polygamous Sect, Becoming a Teenage Bride, and Breaking Free of Warren Jeffs23 February 2020 | By Elissa Wall | Filed in: polygamy.
Stolen Innocence is the gripping New York Times bestselling memoir of Elissa Wall, the courageous former member of Utah s infamous FLDS polygamist sect whose powerful courtroom testimony helped convict controversial sect leader Warren Jeffs in September 2007 At once shocking, heartbreaking, and
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
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
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
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 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
Prophet's Prey: My Seven-Year Investigation Into Warren Jeffs and the Fundamentalist Church of Latter-Day Saints23 February 2020 | By Sam Brower | Filed in: polygamy.
From the private investigator who cracked open the case that led to the arrest of Warren Jeffs, the maniacal prophet of the polygamous Fundamentalist Church of Latter Day Saints FLDS , comes the page turning, horrifying story of how a rogue sect used sex, money, and power disguised under a fav ade
Rebecca Musser grew up in fear, concealing her family s polygamous lifestyle from the dangerous outside world Covered head to toe in strict, modest clothing, she received a rigorous education at Alta Academy, the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints school headed by Warren
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
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
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
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.
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
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