The Sound of Gravel
A MemoireBook - 2016
An instant New York Times bestseller
"A haunting, harrowing testament to survival." -- People Magazine
"An addictive chronicle of a polygamist community." -- New York Magazine
"Unforgettable" -- Entertainment Weekly
The thirty-ninth of her father's forty-two children, Ruth Wariner grew up in polygamist family on a farm in rural Mexico. In The Sound of Gravel , she offers an unforgettable portrait of the violence that threatened her community, her family's fierce sense of loyalty, and her own unshakeable belief in the possibility of a better life. An intimate, gripping tale of triumph and courage, The Sound of Gravel is a heart-stopping true story.