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Kidnapped from That Land: The Government Raids on the Short Creek Polygamists

By: Bradley, Martha Sonntag

Price: $11.50  $10.35

Publisher: Salt Lake City, UT, Univ of Utah Press: 1993

Seller ID: 39226

Condition: Very Good in Very Good Dust Jacket


Cover has some light edge and corner wear. Previous owner name inside front cover. ; In the early morning hours of July 26, 1953, several hundred Arizona state officials and police officers moved into the polygamist community of Short Creek, Arizona, to serve warrants on thirty-six men and eighty-six women. Officials staging the raid believed they were rescuing the community’s 263 children from a life of bondage and immorality.Kidnapped from that Land is the first book to bring together the story of the 1953 raid and two previous raids in 1935 and 1944. Martha Bradley tells t... View more info