Stolen Innocence: My Story of Growing Up in a Polygamous Sect, Becoming a Teenage Bride, and Breaking Free of Warren Jeffs

Elissa Wall (Author) Lisa Pulitzer (Author)
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Description

"Both creepy...and quite moving."
--New York Times Book Review

"Wall's story couldn't be more timely."
--People

Stolen Innocence is the gripping New York Times bestselling memoir of Elissa Wall, the courageous former member of Utah's infamous FLDS polygamist sect whose powerful courtroom testimony helped convict controversial sect leader Warren Jeffs in September 2007. At once shocking, heartbreaking, and inspiring, Wall's story of subjugation and survival exposes the darkness at the root of this rebel offshoot of the Mormon faith.

Product Details

Price
$15.99  $14.71
Publisher
William Morrow & Company
Publish Date
March 20, 2012
Pages
451
Dimensions
5.3 X 1.2 X 8.0 inches | 0.9 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780061628030
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About the Author

Elissa Wall is a former member of the FLDS church who was forced into marriage at age fourteen. She left the FLDS at age eighteen and she currently resides with her two children and her husband, Lamont.

Lisa Pulitzer is a former correspondent to the New York Times and author/coauthor of numerous nonfiction titles, including eight New York Times bestsellers.

Reviews

"Wall's story couldn't be more timely. Her descriptions of the polygamous sect's rigidity are shocking, but what's most fascinating is the immensely likeable author's struggle to reconcile her longing for happiness with her terror of it's consequences."--People