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Fifty years in polygamy : big secrets and little white lies, Kristyn Decker

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Fifty years in polygamy : big secrets and little white lies
Title
Fifty years in polygamy
Title remainder
big secrets and little white lies
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Kristyn Decker
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eng
Summary
There is much ado about polygamy these days. Media coverage, HBO's Big Love, TLC's Sister Wives, the acts committed by cult leader Warren Jeffs and his followers--all of these keep a slew of polygamy-related issues at the forefront of society. But none can depict the ongoing, daily atrocities and heartaches that are hidden behind the scenes, behind closed doors, within the hearts and souls of thousands of smiling faces. Kristyn Decker's memoir recounts the harsh realities of being born and raised in the second largest polygamist sect in America--the Apostolic United Brethren, or the AUB (Allred Group). For five decades, Kristyn, then Sophie, was caught up in a cult of plural marriage ...and lived it until she thought it would kill her. When she finally had the courage to leave, she knew she had to share her story. Fifty Years in Polygamy: Big Secrets and Little White Lies describes a life of religious submission, lies, secrets, poverty, abuse, jealousy, depression, and loneliness. The gripping, detailed events in this book will shock you but will also inspire compassion, understanding, and perhaps even the courage to change your own life
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no index present
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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Fifty years in polygamy : big secrets and little white lies, Kristyn Decker
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http://ebcd.cuyahogalibrary.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=3A10D546-EC57-4C75-AE5F-AB0C664F1D2B
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9781452549996
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Fifty years in polygamy : big secrets and little white lies, Kristyn Decker
Link
http://ebcd.cuyahogalibrary.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=3A10D546-EC57-4C75-AE5F-AB0C664F1D2B
Publication
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unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
8ocm26035500
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781452549996
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
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