Subject: Mormons

The Sound of Gravel by Ruth Wariner

The true story of one girl’s coming-of-age in a polygamist family. Ruth Wariner was the thirty-ninth of her father’s forty-two children. Growing up on a farm in rural Mexico, where authorities turn a blind eye to the practices of her community, Ruth lives in a ramshackle house without indoor plumbing or electricity.


Genre: Autobiography, Staff Picks
Subjects: Biography, Mexico, Mormons, Polygamy