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The history of polygamy in the Mormon Church intertwines the story of Ann Eliza Young, the nineteenth wife of Brigham Young, and a modern mystery in which a polygamous man has been found murdered and one of his wives is accused of the crime.
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Inspired by the true story of Danish painter Einar Wegener and his California-born wife, this tender portrait of a marriage asks What do you do when someone you love wants to change? The film starring Eddie Redmayne and directed by Tom Hooper is set for release on 1 January 2016. 'The dress was loose everywhere except in the sleeves, and he felt warm and submerged, as if dipping into a summer sea ... ' Copenhagen, 1925. American painter Greta Waud...
Pasadena, David Ebershoff's sweeping, richly imagined novel, is set against the backdrop of Southern California during the first half of the twentieth century and charts its rapid transformation from frontier to suburb. At the story's center is Linda Stamp, a fishergirl born in 1903 on a coastal onion farm in San Diego's North County, and the three men who upend her life and vie for her affection.