In September 2007, a packed courtroom in St. George, Utah, sat hushed as Elissa Wall, the star witness against polygamous sect leader Warren Jeffs, gave captivating testimony of how Jeffs forced her to marry her first cousin at age fourteen. This harrowing and vivid account proved to be the most compelling evidence against Jeffs, showing the harsh realities of this closed community and the lengths that Jeffs went to in order to control the women in it. Now, in this courageous memoir, Elissa Wall tells her incredible and inspirational story of her time in the Fundamentalist Church of Latter Day Saints (FLDS), detailing how she emerged from its confines to help bring one of America's most notorious criminals to justice.
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This book,is aspecial look at what is happing even today, themyoung girls .Thanks to Essie walls and her sister for speaking out.They were right for getting the authorities involved.great going.
She is a fighter. A truly inspiring delivery of her horrendous upbringing.
I grew up in the same church and have left myself. It is an amazing story and a good view from a female perspective growing up in a cult like that.