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Shattered dreams : my life as a polygamist's wife

Author: Irene Spencer
Publisher: New York : Center Street, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Irene Spencer did as she felt God commanded in marrying her brother-in-law Verlan LeBaron, becoming his second wife at age 16. When the government raided the fundamentalist, polygamous Mormon village of Short Creek, Arizona, Irene and her family fled to Verlan's brothers' Mexican ranch. They lived in squalor and desolate conditions in the Mexican desert with Verlan's four brothers, one mentally ill sister, and  Read more...
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Named Person: Irene Spencer; Irene Spencer
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Irene Spencer
ISBN: 1599957191 9781599957197
OCLC Number: 77573533
Description: viii, 385 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Irene Spencer.
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'Shattered Dreams' is Irene's story of 28 tumultuous years in a 'plural marriage' in which she was one of ten wives.  Read more...

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'Utterly engaging... jaw-dropping stuff as Irene provides a fascinating insight into Mormon life and polygamous marriage *****' -- Marie Claire

 
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