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In my father's house : a memoir of polygamy

Author: Dorothy Allred Solomon
Publisher: Lubbock, Tex. : Texas Tech University Press, ©2009.
Series: Voice in the American West.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Solomon, daughter of Rulon Clark Allred, was twenty-eighth of forty-eight children born to her father's seven plural wives. She recounts growing up in a family often split up, living on the run or in hiding. Choosing monogamy for herself, she struggles to remain close to her polygamous family"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Solomon, Dorothy Allred.
In my father's house.
Lubbock, Tex. : Texas Tech University Press, ©2009
(OCoLC)608114017
Named Person: Dorothy Allred Solomon; Dorothy Allred Solomon
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dorothy Allred Solomon
ISBN: 9780896726468 0896726460
OCLC Number: 233939862
Notes: Originally published: New York : Watts, 1984. With a new preface and epilogue.
Description: x, 310 pages, [6] pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Voice in the American West.
Responsibility: Dorothy Allred Solomon ; foreword by Andy Wilkinson.

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Confronting the paradox of a faith that seals loved ones as families for eternity but casts them as outlaws in the here and now, this title traces the events that culminated in the author's father's  Read more...

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[Review excerpts from first edition] "This is not an apologist's defense of polygamy, nor is it an expose of sordid, secret practices. It is, rather, a straightforward look at things as they were, Read more...

 
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