The Chosen One

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The Lonely Polygamist

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The Sound of Gravel: A Memoir

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Church of Lies

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Triumph

TriumphThe author of Escape, which detailed her escape along with her eight children from the cult she had been raised in, the extremist Mormon sect the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, follows up on the 2008 raid on the Yearning for Zion Ranch, which her ex husband ran for Warre

Sister Wife

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