Monday, July 14, 2008

Book Review: Escape by Carolyn Jessop

Just finished Escape by Carolyn Jessop. What a great read. Here is a review:

"Escape provides an astonishing look behind the tightly drawn curtains of the FLDS Church, one of the most secretive religious groups in the United States. The story Carolyn Jessop tells is so weird and shocking that one hesitates to believe a sect like this, with 10,000 polygamous followers, could really exist in 21st-century America. But Jessop’s courageous, heart-wrenching account is absolutely factual. This riveting book reminds us that truth can indeed be much, much stranger than fiction."—Jon Krakauer, Author of Under the Banner of Heaven, Into Thin Air, and Into the Wild

In truth, I sometimes wonder if I could use an extra wife to help around the house. tee hee hee! It was a very interesting book and a unique glimpse into this particular sect. What a powerful woman! I can't imagine! I liked that Carolyn was honest in her accounts of what happened, but not gruesome or too graphic. Her story is astounding! If you read it then please tell me what you think.

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