Online Book Discussion: The Witness Wore Red
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 from 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM (MDT)
Join the Utah State Library and the Utah State Library for the Blind in a live online book group discussion of "The Witness Wore Red" by Rebecca Musser. For Library for the Blind users, it is available on Digital Book, DBU02228. There are also copies available in USL's collection. Go through Interlibrary Loan to obtain copies.
Description: A gripping account of Rebecca Musser's struggle to escape the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints led by Rulon Jeffs and his son, Warren, and her subsequent decision to take the witness stand against the new prophet of the FLDS in order to protect her little sisters and other young girls from being forced to marry at shockingly young ages.
Supplemental reading: Escape by Carolyn Jessop. Description: A woman forced into a plural marriage as a teenager with a man thirty-two years her senior describes the years of psychological abuse she suffered, her decision to escape with her eight children, and her successful battle with the church over custody of her children. For Library for the Blind users, it is available for download on Digital Book; DB064978 or on cassette: RC064978 . There are also copies available in USL's collection. Go through Interlibrary Loan to obtain copies.
DIscussion leaders: Paula Stuart, Utah State Library for the Blind; Colleen Eggett, Utah State Library
Audience: All interested readers including library staff & patrons in Utah
To join the meeting: http://stateofutah.adobeconnect.com/bkgroup/
Speak by computer: headset with a microphone/device with a microphone required.
Or speak by phone: 1-877-820-7831 passcode 331626
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Colleen Eggett, Utah State Library Resources Program Manager
801-715-6776; 800-662-9150 x 56776
Utah State Library Division
250 N 1950 W Suite A
Salt Lake City UT 84116