Carolyn Jessop was once a member of a radical polygamist religious sect. She was the fourth wife of a man decades older than she. She describes what it was like to live under the same roof with his other wives and children and what spurred her to gather her eight children in the middle of the night and leave.


  • Carolyn Jessop author, "Escape;" spent 35 years in the Fundamentalist LDS community before escaping with her children.

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  • Escape

    By Carolyn Jessop and Laura Palmer

    Random House Audio


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