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Property: The True Story of a Polygamous…

Property: The True Story of a Polygamous Church Wife

by Carol Christie

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Captivating, astonishing, frightening and triumph. A woman finds the strength to leave polygamous cult in Ontario. ( )
  lexiesmom | Dec 23, 2013 |
At a young age, Carol was forced to marry her church leader, becoming one of his many wives. When her husband dies, the leadership of the church is passed to his son, an abusive and bullying man. This book outlines her struggles within the cult and her journey to leave.

I believe that this could be a powerful story, but I think the book has several problems that take away from the message. The author continually switches between past and present tense, which makes the book seem to move slowly. In addition, the author avoided using people’s names to protect their privacy. I completely understand this reasoning, but it makes the book feel detached and unreal. I think this book needs some editing and revisions in order to more fully convey the horror and desperation of Carol's situation ( )
  JanaRose1 | Apr 29, 2013 |
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The autobiography of Carol Christie, who was forced into a polygamous relationship with the leader of a religious sect as a teenager in the early 1970s and endured nearly forty years of degradation, abuse, and brainwashing before escaping the cult in 2008.… (more)

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