Leaving the Saints: how I lost the Mormons and found my faith

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Crown Publishers, 2005 - Ex-church members - 607 pages
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Martha Beck has already gained acclaim as a monthly contributor to O, The Oprah Magazine and as a frequent guest on The Oprah Winfrey Show. But if you're not yet familiar with this enigmatic, inspiring woman, now is your chance to hear her incredible story. In this riveting new memoir, Martha reveals what her life was like as a member of the Latter Day Saints -- the Mormons -- and the soul-shattering secret that led her to reevaluate her life and her faith.

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

User Review  - Karla Owen foisy - Goodreads

Beck's book tells the story of growing up Mormon and of sexual abuse; which, according to her, were pretty closely related. Because of this book, I have a clearer sense of what it feels like to grow ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Eden - Goodreads

I seem to be reading all of Martha Beck's books now. This one really tests her sense of humor as she describes some horrific childhood memories that resurfaced as she was conducting sociological ... Read full review

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