Saving Alex

When I Was Fifteen I Told My Mormon Parents I Was Gay, and That's When My Nightmare Began
CD - unabridged
Audio (7 discs)
Product Number: DD23948
Released: Mar 01, 2016
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ISBN: #9781504695916
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Two days after Alex Cooper told her parents that she was gay, they took their fifteen-year-old daughter to Utah, where they signed over their parental rights to a group of fellow Mormons who promised to "cure" Alex from her homosexuality. For eight harrowing months, Alex was forbidden from attending school, beaten and verbally abused, and forced to stand facing a wall for up to eighteen hours a day wearing a backpack full of rocks. With the help of a dedicated legal team in Salt Lake City, she would eventually escape and win the right to live under the law's protection as an openly gay teenager. For the first time, Alex speaks out about her ordeal and its aftermath.

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Narrator(s): Luci Christian Bell
Product Number Z100101553
Released: Mar 01, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: HarperAudio
ISBN: #9780062455291
Product Number EB00614100
Released: Mar 01, 2016
Business Term: 26 Circ
Publisher: HarperOne
ISBN: #9780062374622

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