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Abode Of Love, The: A Memoir

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Hardcover, 240 pages
Published May 30th 2006 by Mainstream Publishing
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Brenda Clough
Mar 15, 2017 Brenda Clough rated it really liked it
Slightly confusing as it hops backwards and forwards through time, but if you have a foreknowledge of the general outlines of what's going on it's fascinating. I would love to know what happened to the three sisters in adult life.
Barbra
Feb 07, 2011 Barbra rated it liked it
Didn't really know what to expect from this book but I found it quite interesting - quite an extraordinary story.

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The Abode of Love is Kate Barlow's remarkable account of growing up within the remnants of a religious cult.
Protected from the truth about her family's past by a wall of secrecy, it was years before Kate unearthed details of her grandfather's controversial claim to be the reincarnation of Jesus Christ and learned of the rumours that had circulated within the local Som
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Kelli
Feb 11, 2014 Kelli rated it really liked it
What an interesting read. I had never heard of this 'cult'. Mind you by modern standards it seems a bit extreme to call it a cult. Kate tells a story of the history of the group interwoven with her childhood memoirs and tells it well.
Maggie
Jan 10, 2011 Maggie rated it it was ok
Shelves: biography
A bit too disjointed for me, plus a large list of characters that I found tricky to keep up with.
Eva
May 04, 2013 Eva rated it it was ok
Thought it would be an insightful glimpse into what I expected to be a wildly alternative upbringing. But it wasn't really out of the ordinary.
Ladan F
Feb 12, 2009 Ladan F rated it it was amazing
Shelves: biography
Remarkable tale of growing up within a religious cult.
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