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Further Reading

  • Krakauer, Jon (2003), Under the Banner of Heaven, New York: Doubleday, ISBN 978-0-385-50951-0 — a nonfiction book that explores some of the history of both the LDS church and its spin-off sects, focusing largely on the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. The book describes illegal activity in the (Fundamentalist) Church, mainly polygyny, statutory rape, murder, and rape.
  • Jessop, Carolyn; Palmer, Laura (2007), Escape, New York: Broadway Books, ISBN 978-0-7679-2756-7 — a personal account of the deterioration of human rights (especially women's and children's rights) and institutionalized abuse in the FLDS organization under Warren Jeffs' leadership.
  • Wall, Elissa; Pulitzer, Lisa (2008), Stolen Innocence, New York: William Morrow, ISBN 978-0-06-162801-6 — an autobiography about a girl inside the FLDS church and her experiences in the community and her escape as well as her accounts in the Warren Jeffs trial.
  • Singular, Stephen (2008), When Men Become Gods, New York: St. Martin's Press, ISBN 978-0-312-37248-4 — a book about Warren Jeffs and the FLDS, which chronicles the details of Jeffs' rise to power, the activities of FLDS members in Colorado City and Hildale and their trials. He draws comparisons between the FLDS and Muslim extremists today.
  • Jeffs, Brent W.; Szalavitz, Maia (2009), Lost Boy, New York: Broadway Books, ISBN 978-0-7679-3177-9 — an autobiography concerning his youth and the crimes his uncle Warren Jeffs committed against him.
  • Weyermann, Debra (2011), Answer Them Nothing: bringing down the polygamous empire of Warren Jeffs, Chicago: Chicago Review Press, ISBN 978-1-56976-531-9 — documents the history of the FLDS, including Jeffs' role.
  • Brower, Sam (2011), Prophet's Prey: My Seven-Year Investigation into Warren Jeffs and the Fundamentalist Church of Latter-Day Saints, New York: Bloomsbury, ISBN 978-1-60819-275-5 — Private Investigator Brower's account of his research about Jeffs and the FLDS and pursuit of justice for them.

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