Reviews and Blog Posts: religious sects

The witness wore red : the 19th wife, who brought polygamous cult leaders to justice

by Rebecca Musser

Reviewer Rating:
4

Written by an ex-member of the fundamentalist church of latter day saints (FLDS), Rebecca Musser was at one point the nineteenth wife of the group's then-prophet (he went on to have over forty wives). She describes physical, emotional, and sexual abuse, especially of young girls, some of whom were married off...

The witness wore red : the 19th wife, who brought polygamous cult leaders to justice

by Rebecca Musser

Rebecca Musser shares her experiences with the FLDS, the Fundamentalist Church of Latter-Day Saints, an extreme polygamist sect of the Mormon faith.  She became the 19th wife of 85 year old, Prophet Rulon Jeffs.  After years of abuse, she escapes from the culture she truly believed in.  She set out...

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