One Lost Boy: His Escape from Polygamy [NOOK Book]

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David's family lived upright Christian lives as members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Then, one day, his father decided to follow another path. Forcing his wife to agree and his family to follow, he joined a polygamist group and left his wife and children to support themselves while he pursued other wives. One Lost Boy is the true story of a boy who, at a young age, was forced into the ...
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One Lost Boy: His Escape from Polygamy

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David's family lived upright Christian lives as members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Then, one day, his father decided to follow another path. Forcing his wife to agree and his family to follow, he joined a polygamist group and left his wife and children to support themselves while he pursued other wives. One Lost Boy is the true story of a boy who, at a young age, was forced into the polygamist culture.

This story depicts the heart-wrenching emotions David experienced as he watched his family leave normal society for the grim and unforgiving polygamist lifestyle. He spent long, hot summers in the polygamist community of Short Creek, Arizona, and during the school year he had to hide his true identity from classmates for fear that his family's secret lifestyle would be discovered. Years prior to his escape he knew he had to get out. Shortly after he turned sixteen the opportunity presented itself, and, with his family and the law close on his heels, he ran.

David's story is a series of life-altering events that shows the importance of faith in times of darkness and affirms the truth that God truly loves and cares for all - even one lost boy.

 

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940000203989
  • Publisher: Cedar Fort, Incorporated/CFI Distribution
  • Publication date: 6/1/2008
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 587,671
  • File size: 202 KB

Table of Contents


Contents vii Introduction ix
1 How Much Sacrifice Is Enough? 1
2 Short Creek 9
3 Mother's Christmas Prayer 13
4 Down on the Farm 23
5 Step to the Rear of the Bus 27
6 The Escape Plan 37
7 "Please, Officer, Don't Send Me Back Home!" 41
8 Flagstaff-a City for Rebirth 47
9 The Blessings of Tough Love 53
10 Scotland, Cysts, and Sorrow 57
11 Going Home... Wherever That Is 61
12 "Patience, My Son. I'm in Charge" 71
13 "Go Home and Read Your Patriarchal Blessing" 75
14 The Puzzle Pieces Begin to Fit 81
15 Finishing Strong 91 Epilogue 95 About the Author 99
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