The Book of Mormon Girl

The Book of Mormon Girl

A Memoir of An American Faith

Book - 2012
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Story about leaving behind the innocence of childhood belief and embracing the complications and heartbreaks that come to every adult life of faith. Explores the author's journey through her faith, and the experience of being a Mormon.
Publisher: New York ; London ; Toronto ; Sydney ; New Delhi : Free Press, [2012], ©2012
ISBN: 9781451699685
1451699689
Branch Call Number: 289.3092 BROOKS
Characteristics: 209 pages ; 22 cm

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Aandrews19
Jul 17, 2014

I picked up this book to learn more about Mormonism, but the author's story is about so much more than the tenets of her religion. This is a great read for anyone who has ever felt out of place in their community or cultural tradition, ever felt like they couldn't reconcile childhood lessons with emerging beliefs as adults. Brooks describes her personal evolution beautifully and her stories capture her childhood perspective in ways that tug at the heart.

VanessaCCL Nov 27, 2012

"Describes how the author struggled with her Mormon faith in spite of a loving childhood when she came to disagree with many of its tenets, recounting her adult pursuit of an honest life that balanced the beliefs of her heart and her faith." Biography and Memoir Newsletter November 2012 http://www.nextreads.com/Display2.aspx?SID=5acc8fc1-4e91-4ebe-906d-f8fc5e82a8e0&N=571059

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