The dramatic first-person account of life inside an ultra-fundamentalist American religious sect, and one woman’s courageous flight to freedom with. Escape is undoubtedly one of the most bizarre memoirs you are ever likely to Written by Carolyn Jessop, a woman who was born into the. A member of Warren Jeff’s fundamentalist cult, Jessop talks about escaping a brutal life, what it was like being one wife of many, and why she.

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Flight and Fight: Escape from Polygamy

I still have it 24 years later. I’m reading this book again.

Caropyn there’s one small problem — I want to read more about this woman and her family! She was verbal abused and her life was completely controlled. The story Carolyn Jessop tells is so weird and shocking that one hesitates to believe a sect like this, with 10, polygamous followers, could really exist in 21st-century America.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? My dad warned Warren and said, ‘my daughter has taken as much abuse as she’s going to take.

This book is quite the trip, if you’re up for it. He would handle it that evening when he came home. Broadway Books; Reprint edition December 30, Language: And of course,not question it. In the escappe of the recent raid that removed hundreds of children from an FLDS ranch in Texas a sister community to Jessop’s that is reportedly now run by her ex-husband I heard a lot of talk about freedom of religion.


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It is an odd situation where wives who hate their husband seek to have sex which they hate with their husband whom they hate so they can further their hate-filled plans towards each other. A woman couldn’t decide the religion was no longer for her and leave. Jun 02, Jennifer rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: She’s 12 yrs old? I was fully engaged by the time Carolyn married Marril.

Mothers are basically not permitted to “mother” their children; physical affection is discouraged; hugs and kisses, a sign of weakness and coddling, extinct past the nursing esacpe. Horrible, horrible, horrible writing. Jessop published indocuments her life within and beyond the Jessop family and the FLDS community. He pays the bills and then he gives you back what he feels you deserve or need.

Escape by Carolyn Jessop

The FLDS does not make it easy for a woman to get out. Languages Deutsch Edit links. Jessop, 38, tells her extraordinary story in a riveting new book, Escape Broadway. OK, Carolyn Jessop, where’s the sequel?! They believe that having multiple wives will get you carokyn heaven – where those lucky wives will continue to serve their husbands for all eternity! It was all to maintain the work of God.


Flight and Fight: Escape from Polygamy | Mount Holyoke College

Pretty good book, although, her writing is a bit simple and every now and then she feels compelled to remind us how exceptional she is. Just put your name on the cover?

There, she found little in the way of support networks for women escaping polygamy. Law of consecration United Order. Carolyn Jessop tells the story of her life growing up in the FLDS in a family that had been involved and deeply faithful for many generations. Inspired by Your Browsing History. He controlled the money she earned as a school teacher. Jessop, though, ran from the cult and fought against it in the courts, eventually winning full custody of her eight children.

The level of misogyny within the cult was staggering and only became worse as Warren Jeffs took hold, and Jessop describes it in great detail. In the trial which I mentioned above, caropyn author was a witness for the prosecution; her eldest daughter, a noted witness for the defendant, Warren Jeffs.