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The witness wore red : the 19th wife, who brought polygamous cult leaders to justice

Author: Rebecca Musser; M Bridget Cook
Publisher: New York : Grand Central Publishing, [2013]
Edition/Format:   book_printbook : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Rebecca Musser; Warren Jeffs; Rulon Jeffs; Rulon Jeffs; Warren Jeffs; Rebecca Musser
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rebecca Musser; M Bridget Cook
ISBN: 9781455527854 1455527858 9781455527830 1455527831
OCLC Number: 852182258
Description: viii, 340 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Feathers on the wind --
The devil you know --
Up in flames --
Armageddon --
Matchmaker, matchmaker --
Sudden royalty --
For the pleasure of the gods --
Destroyed in the flesh --
The sweet promise of destruction --
God's law is above man's law --
Another child bride : breed 'em and break 'em --
From the frying pan into the fire --
The kiss that broke the spell --
Escape --
The Truman Show --
A few drops of water --
Emerging wings --
Missing persons --
Zion rising --
Purgatory for a prophet --
The witnesses wore red --
The God that revealed himself to me --
Yearning for Zion --
"Forced" entry : the raid --
Apostate at the temple gates --
Sacrificial lambs --
Breaching the vault --
Sex, lies, and videotape --
Balm of Gilead --
The marijuana house --
Destroying ignorance, not people --
Power vs. force --
The Rock of Genshai --
Truth and consequences --
Prosecution vs. persecution : God bless Texas --
The new millennium.
Responsibility: Rebecca Musser ; with M. Bridget Cook.
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"Compelling . . . the book speaks to the ways isolation, fear and secrecy can shelter insidious abuses until someone has the courage to step forward as a witness." "Kirkus Reviews""

 
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