Under the Banner of Heaven

Under the Banner of HeavenA Story of Violent Faith n nA 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 n nJon Krakauer s literary rep

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The Chosen One

The Chosen OneThirteen 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 boo

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Shattered Dreams: My Life as a Polygamist's Wife

Shattered Dreams: My Life as a Polygamist's WifeIRENE 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 n nEnduring abject poverty, living in isolation, and suffering the neglec

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The Lonely Polygamist

The Lonely PolygamistBeautifully 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 n nFrom a luminous storyteller, a highly anticipated new novel about the Ameri

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His Favorite Wife: Trapped in Polygamy

His Favorite Wife: Trapped in PolygamyHis 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 kin

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Triumph

TriumphThe 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 Warre

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The Sound of Gravel: A Memoir

The Sound of Gravel: A MemoirA riveting, deeply affecting true story of one girl s coming of age in a polygamist cult n nRuth 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 ho

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Church of Lies

Church of LiesFrom 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 ser

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Wither (The Chemical Garden, #1)

Wither (The Chemical Garden, #1)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

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Sister Wife

Sister WifeIn 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 n nCeleste was

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