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The secret lives of saints : child brides and lost boys in a polygamous Mormon sect

Author: Daphne Bramham
Publisher: [Toronto] : Random House Canada, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Uncovers the surprising truths about Bountiful, B.C., the epicentre of fundamentalist Mormonism in Canada, and tells the story of its self-appointed prophet and bishop, Winston Blackmore."--BOOK JACKET.
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Named Person: Winston Blackmore; Winston Blackmore
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daphne Bramham
ISBN: 9780307355881 0307355888
OCLC Number: 184738467
Description: 464 pages : illustrations, facsimile, genealogical table, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Blackmore family tree --
Prologue --
The polygamy capital of Canada --
In the beginning --
The promised land --
Persecution, prosecution and betrayal --
A chosen son and a child bride --
The night of long knives --
God's mouthpiece --
Down at the "crick" --
The other side of Utopia --
God's brothel --
In the name of God --
The lost boys --
Fallen prophet --
Border brides --
Call to arms --
Lying for the Lord --
FLDS under siege --
The road to purgatory --
Whose rights? --
Epilogue --
Acknowledgements --
Bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: Daphne Bramham.

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"Uncovers the surprising truths about Bountiful, B.C., the epicentre of fundamentalist Mormonism in Canada, and tells the story of its self-appointed prophet and bishop, Winston Blackmore."--BOOK JACKET.

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