Breaking Free

Breaking Free

How I Escaped Polygamy, the FLDS Cult, and My Father, Warren Jeffs

Book - 2017
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Rachel Jeffs blows the lid off the taciturn community and offers a harrowing look at her life with Warren Jeffs, and the years of physical and emotional abuse she suffered.
Publisher: New York, New York : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, ©2017
ISBN: 9780062692702
Characteristics: viii, 285 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates :,colour illustrations, colour portraits ;,24 cm.


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Absolutely amazing book, well written. I’ve always been fascinated by the flds especially with all the programs now on tv so I knew of a few people she was talking about in the book. I recommend this book 5+ stars not for the faint hearted though I read this book in 2 days couldn’t put it down:

Feb 13, 2018

Very interesting, easy read, but painful at times. I thought I knew a little about this story, but this book tells so much more. She's a good author, the story moved along, was not boring for sure. It really makes one wonder, but I guess if its all you've ever known. I'm glad she got out, and seems to be doing well. I hope they keep her father in prison for a very long time!! I can't believe the hold he has over the people, after all has been exposed about him. I'm glad there were people to help her when she got out, cuz raising 5 kids on your own is no easy thing. Never mind changing your whole life. Highly recommend this book.

Jan 16, 2018

Well written. Couldn't put it down although it was very difficult to read some of the abuse that went on. I can hardly believe that the FLDS people still follow all the rules Warren Jeffs sends out from prison weekly. The rules he imposes on them become very bizarre. I really recommend this book.

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