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The Sound of Gravel Product Detail:

  • Publisher : Flatiron Books
  • Release : 05 January 2016
  • ISBN : 9781250077714
  • Page : 352 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 18 voters

The Sound of Gravel Book Summary/Review:

An instant New York Times bestseller “A haunting, harrowing testament to survival." — People Magazine “An addictive chronicle of a polygamist community.” — New York Magazine “Unforgettable” — Entertainment Weekly The thirty-ninth of her father’s forty-two children, Ruth Wariner grew up in polygamist family on a farm in rural Mexico. In The Sound of Gravel, she offers an unforgettable portrait of the violence that threatened her community, her family’s fierce sense of loyalty, and her own unshakeable belief in the possibility of a better life. An intimate, gripping tale of triumph and courage, The Sound of Gravel is a heart-stopping true story.

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The Sound of Gravel

The Sound of Gravel
  • Author : Ruth Wariner
  • Publisher : Flatiron Books
  • Release Date : 2016-01-05
  • ISBN : 9781250077714
GET THIS BOOKThe Sound of Gravel

An instant New York Times bestseller “A haunting, harrowing testament to survival." — People Magazine “An addictive chronicle of a polygamist community.” — New York Magazine “Unforgettable” — Entertainment Weekly The thirty-ninth of her father’s forty-two children, Ruth Wariner grew up in polygamist family on a farm in rural Mexico. In The Sound of Gravel, she offers an unforgettable portrait of the violence that threatened her community, her family’s fierce sense of loyalty, and her own unshakeable belief in the possibility

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