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Author: Brent W Jeffs; Maia Szalavitz
Publisher: New York : Broadway Books, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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In the polygamous Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (FLDS), girls can become valuable property as plural wives but boys are expendable, even a liability. In this powerful and heartbreaking account, former FLDS member Brent Jeffs reveals both the terror and the love he experienced growing up on his prophet's compound--and the harsh existence that so many boys face once they have been expelled  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Brent W Jeffs; Brent W Jeffs
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brent W Jeffs; Maia Szalavitz
ISBN: 9780767931786 0767931785
OCLC Number: 462880146
Description: viii, 241 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Other Titles: True story of one man's exile from a polygamist cult and his brave journey to reclaim his life
Responsibility: Brent W. Jeffs, with Maia Szalavitz.

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In the polygamous Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (FLDS), girls can become valuable property as plural wives but boys are expendable, even a liability. In this powerful and heartbreaking account, former FLDS member Brent Jeffs reveals both the terror and the love he experienced growing up on his prophet's compound--and the harsh existence that so many boys face once they have been expelled by the sect.

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