Daughter of the Saints: Growing up in Polygamy

Daughter of the Saints: Growing up in Polygamy

by Dorothy Allred Solomon


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780393325775
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 10/25/2004
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 398
Sales rank: 692,625
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Dorothy Allred Solomon lives in Park City, Utah. She is the recipient of several awards from the Utah Arts Council and a Governor's Media Award for Excellence.

Table of Contents

Note to the Reader11
The Mark of my Ancestors17
Jewels in a Heavenly Crown30
Vase with Flowers55
The Fullness of Times66
Range Wars and Religion83
In the Colonies104
Return to God's Country115
First Love128
The Raids155
Manna in the Desert171
Crossing the Border187
On the Run204
Versions of Love219
Life in Zion235
War without Honor256
Blood Atonement274
The Trial295
Clutches of the Pond324
Speaking of Isaac372
Holding Grace385
The Mark of My Ancestors Revisited393

What People are Saying About This

Kim Barnes

Bold and strongly imagined...takes us deep to the heart of a family story that is both strange and familiar.

Judith Freeman

A wise and moving memoir that should be read by anyone interested in how we configure our relationships.

Teresa Jordan

I have never read a memoir that moved me so deeply.

Terry Tempest Williams

Written with courage, compassion, and an uncommon wisdom.... This book is a reckoning with truth.

Pam Houston

[An] amazing story.

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Daughter of the Saints: Growing up in Polygamy 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
soozif on LibraryThing 10 months ago
A fascinating and sad read about the author's life, growing up in polygamy. Amazing how she seems to have overcome the life of secrecy and protecting the "family" at all costs, to write such an amazing account.