Girl on A Wire

Girl on A Wire

Walking the Line Between Faith and Freedom in the Westboro Baptist Church

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It wasn’t until Libby Phelps was an adult, a twenty-five year old, that she escaped the Westboro Baptist Church. She is the granddaughter of its founder, Fred Phelps, and when she left, the church and its values were all she’d known. She didn’t tell her family she was leaving; there were no goodbyes. In Girl on a Wire, Libby is candid about her experience and what’s happened since her escape. This unusual memoir presents a rare, inside look into a notorious cult, and is an astonishing story of strength, bravery, and determination.
Publisher: ©2017.
New York, NY :, Skyhorse Publishing,, [2017].
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©2017.
ISBN: 9781510703254
Characteristics: 208 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Stewart, Sara - Author
Summary: It wasn’t until Libby Phelps was an adult, a twenty-five year old, that she escaped the Westboro Baptist Church. She is the granddaughter of its founder, Fred Phelps, and when she left, the church and its values were all she’d known. She didn’t tell her family she was leaving; there were no goodbyes. In Girl on a Wire, Libby is candid about her experience and what’s happened since her escape. This unusual memoir presents a rare, inside look into a notorious cult, and is an astonishing story of strength, bravery, and determination.

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