BRENT W. JEFFS spent his entire childhood in the Jeffs compound as
nephew of Warren Jeffs and grandson of Rulon Jeffs, the Mormon
fundamentalist group's former prophet, who had dozens of wives and
more than sixty children. He currently lives in Salt Lake City,
Utah, with a beautiful wife and daughter.
MAIA SZALAVITZ is the author and coauthor of several books, including Help at Any Cost: How the Troubled-Teen Industry Cons Parents and Hurts Kids. She has written for The New York Times, The Washington Post, and Elle, and is a Senior Fellow at stats.org, a media watchdog group. She lives in New York City.
"[A] moving debut memoir... This hard-to-put-down, tightly woven
account pulls back the curtain on what's become a perennial news
story, while illustrating the impiety of absolute power and the
delicacy of innocence."
--Publishers Weekly, starred review