The 19th Wife: A Novel

The 19th Wife: A Novel

David Ebershoff


it really is 1875, and Ann Eliza younger has lately separated from her robust husband, Brigham younger, prophet and chief of the Mormon Church. Expelled and an outcast, Ann Eliza embarks on a campaign to finish polygamy within the usa. A wealthy account of her family’s polygamous heritage is printed, together with how either she and her mom turned plural better halves. but quickly after Ann Eliza’s tale starts, a moment beautiful narrative unfolds–a story of homicide regarding a polygamist kin in present-day Utah. Jordan Scott, a tender guy who used to be thrown out of his fundamentalist sect years prior, needs to reenter the area that forged him apart to be able to realize the reality at the back of his father’s dying. And as Ann Eliza’s narrative intertwines with that of Jordan’s seek, readers are pulled deeper into the mysteries of affection, relations, and religion.

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