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Carolyn Jessop – Laura Palmer: Escape Carolyn Jessop – Laura Palmer: Escape

The ​dramatic first-person account of life inside an ultra-fundamentalist American religious sect, and one woman’s courageous flight to freedom with her eight children.

When she was eighteen years old, Carolyn Jessop was coerced into an arranged marriage with a total stranger: a man thirty-two years her senior. Merril Jessop already had three wives. But arranged plural marriages were an integral part of Carolyn’s heritage: She was born into and raised in the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (FLDS), the radical offshoot of the Mormon Church that had settled in small communities along the Arizona-Utah border. Over the next fifteen years, Carolyn had eight children and withstood her husband’s psychological abuse and the watchful eyes of his other wives who were locked in a constant battle for supremacy.

Carolyn’s every move was dictated by her husband’s whims. He decided where she lived and how her children would be treated. He controlled the… (tovább)

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Broadway, New York, 2007
442 oldal · ISBN: 0767927567 · ASIN: B000WQ11GY
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Penguin, London, 2007
416 oldal · ISBN: 9780141031514

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Carolyn Jessop – Laura Palmer: Escape

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