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When men become gods : Mormon polygamist Warren Jeffs, his cult of fear, and the women who fought back

Author: Stephen Singular
Publisher: New York, NY : St. Martin's Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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As the self-proclaimed prophet of the Fundamentalist Latter Day Saints, a sect of Mormonism based in southern Utah, Warren Jeffs held sway over thousands of followers for nearly a decade. In addition to coercing young girls into polygamous marriages with older men, Jeffs reputedly took scores of wives himself. The media were shunned, creating a hidden community where polygamy was prized above all else. But in 2007,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Warren Jeffs; Warren Jeffs
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Singular
ISBN: 9780312372484 0312372485
OCLC Number: 181601427
Description: 294 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Prologue --
Sex and terrorism --
One-man rule --
Resistance --
In the shadows of Zion --
Fallen prophet --
Outlasting the sun --
Epilogue --
Afterword --
Acknowledgments.
Responsibility: Stephen Singular.
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