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LEAVING THE SAINTS: How I Lost the Mormons and Found My Faith

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Riveting account of a journey home, a family crisis, and a spiritual search.Memoirist Beck (Expecting Adam, 1998, etc.) returns to Mormon-land with her husband and two small children. Her younger child was born with Down syndrome, and the Becks decided that their hometown in Utah would offer a better environment for raising young Adam than the cutthroat world of Harvard Square (where everyone had ... Read full review

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Powerfully Moving

User Review  - Stacey Rawlinson - Borders

Martha Beck is one brave woman! In Leaving the Saints, she holds nothing back. Her powerfully moving memoir tells of her struggle to leave the Mormon Church behind after she discovers her dark and painful past. She proves that, though the truth may hurt, it can also set you free. Read full review

Review: Leaving the Saints: How I Lost the Mormons and Found My Faith

User Review  - Leeann - Goodreads

A few weeks ago, I checked out "The Book of Mormon" (the musical) from the library. Listening to it (great music but a couple of the songs I skip) sparked a great deal of interest in the tenets of the ... Read full review

Review: Leaving the Saints: How I Lost the Mormons and Found My Faith

User Review  - Slt - Goodreads

As I've said before, I love everything I've ever read about Martha Beck and all her self-help books. This read was particularly interesting to me due to all of the snippets of stories she's referenced ... Read full review

Review: Leaving the Saints: How I Lost the Mormons and Found My Faith

User Review  - Trudy - Goodreads

The author tells her journey to understand her past and find her spiritual self. Fascinating story. Read full review

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