My Story of Growing Up in a Polygamous Sect, Becoming a Teenage Bride, and Breaking Free of Warren Jeffs
Publication Date: June 2008
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In this harrowing and spellbinding book, Elissa Wall tells the complete story of her life in the FLDS polygamous sect and how she brought down controversial sect leader Warren Jeffs.
Elissa Wall is a former member of the Fundamentalist Church of Latter Day Saints (FLDS) who was forced into marriage at age fourteen. She left the FLDS at age eighteen and currently resides with her two children and her husband, Lamont. Lisa Pulitzer is a former correspondent for the New York Times and a frequent contributor to the New York Post. She is the author of a number of true crime titles, including Fatal Romance, Murder in Paradise, and A Woman Scorned: The Shocking Real-Life Case of Billionairess Killer Susan Cummings. She lives in New York with her writer husband and two daughters. Renee Raudman is a multi-award-winning audiobook narrator. A multiple Audie Award nominee, she has earned a number of AudioFile Earphones Awards, including for The Last Secret by Mary McGarry Morris and Wesley the Owl by Stacey O'Brien, as well as a Publishers Weekly Listen-Up Award for Joe Schreiber's Chasing the Dead. She has also performed on film, TV, radio, and stage, including the recurring roles of Jordon on ABC's One Life To Live, Phyllis on NBC's Passions, and guest-starring roles on prime-time TV. She has been heard in cartoons (The Simpsons, Billy & Mandy), videogames, and on the E! channel. Her narration of Homer's Odyssey by Gwen Cooper was selected by Library Journal as one of the best audiobooks of 2009, and her reading of Marthe Jocelyn's Would You was selected by the ALA as one of the best young adult audiobooks of 2009.
"The juxtaposition of Raudman's narrative equanimity and the young girl's shocking experiences creates an arresting audio experience." ---AudioFile