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Jessop, Carolyn

Summary: Chronicles one woman's courageous flight to freedom with her eight children, and her account of life inside an ultra-fundamentalist American religious sect.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2007

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 289.3092 JES

Wall, Elissa.

Summary: In this shocking, timely, and inspirational memoir, Elissa Wall details her life growing up in the polygamous Fundamentalist Latter Day Saints religious sect, being forced into an unwanted marriage at the age of 14, and her courage to testify against FLDS leader Warren Jeffs.--From publisher description.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2008

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP 289.3092 WAL

Wall, Elissa.

Summary: Elissa Wall details her life growing up in the polygamous Fundamentalist Latter Day Saints religious sect, being forced into an unwanted marriage at the age of 14, and her courage to testify against FLDS leader Warren Jeffs.--From publisher description.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WALL, ELISSA WAL

Jeffs, Rachel

Summary: "In this searing memoir of survival in the spirit of Stolen Innocence, the daughter of Warren Jeffs, the self-proclaimed Prophet of the FLDS Church, takes you deep inside the secretive polygamist Mormon fundamentalist cult run by her family and how she escaped it. Born into the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Rachel Jeffs was raised in a strict patriarchal culture...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harperluxe 2017

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 JEFFS, RACHEL JEF

Jessop, Carolyn

Summary: The dramatic first-person account of life inside an ultra-fundamentalist American religious sect, and one woman's courageous flight to freedom with her eight children.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Broadway Books 2007

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 289.3092 JES

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 289.3092 Jes

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Jessop, Carolyn

Summary: Continues the author's accounts after she left the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, describing her struggles with her daughter's return to the cult and her own discoveries about how to achieve healthy change.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Broadway Books 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 289 JES

Brower, Sam.

Summary: 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 fac̦ade of religion to further criminal activities and a madman's vision.--Bookjacket flap.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New York 2011

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Musser, Rebecca

Summary: A gripping account of Rebecca Musser's struggle to escape the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints led by Rulon Jeffs and his son, Warren, and her subsequent decision to take the witness stand against the new prophet of the FLDS in order to protect her little sisters and other young girls from being forced to marry at shockingly young ages.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 364.155 MUS

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B MUSSER MUS

Jeffs, Rachel

Summary: The daughter of the self-proclaimed prophet of the FLDS Church describes the abusive patriarchal culture in which she was raised by sister wives and dominating men and discusses how her father remains a powerful influence on his followers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 JEF

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 JEFFS, RACHEL JEF

Summary: In many ways, the Browns are like any other middle-American family: they eat, play, and pray together, squabble and hug, striving to raise happy, well-adjusted children while keeping their relationship loving and strong. The difference is, there are five adults in the openly polygamous Brown marriage--Kody and his four wives--who among them have seventeen children. Since TLC first launched its...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 BRO

Singular, Stephen.

Summary: As the self-proclaimed prophet of the Fundamentalist Latter Day Saints, a sect of Mormonism based in southern Utah, Warren Jeffs held sway over thousands of followers for nearly a decade. In addition to coercing young girls into polygamous marriages with older men, Jeffs reputedly took scores of wives himself. The media were shunned, creating a hidden community where polygamy was prized above...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 289.33 SIN

Wall, Elissa.

Summary: Elissa Wall details her life growing up in the polygamous Fundamentalist Latter Day Saints religious sect; forced into an unwanted marriage at the age of 14, and her courage to testify against FLDS leader Warren Jeffs.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media, Inc. 2008

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 289.3092 WALL, ELISSA Wal

Ulrich, Laurel Thatcher

Summary: "A stunning and sure-to-be controversial book that pieces together, through more than two dozen nineteenth-century diaries, letters, albums, minute-books, and quilts left by first-generation Latter-day Saints, or Mormons, the never-before-told story of the earliest days of the women of Mormon "plural marriage," whose right to vote in the state of Utah was given to them by a Mormon-dominated...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 289.309 ULR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 289.309 ULR