The Wall Street Journal: Five Best: Judith Freeman on Mormons and Mormonism

Five Best: Judith Freeman on Mormons and Mormonism Judith Freeman selects and reviews the five best books on Mormons and Mormonism for the Wall Street Journal. Read the article here Sept. 30, 2016 1:02 p.m. ET Ms. Freeman is the author, most recently, of ‘The Latter Days: A Memoir.’ No Man Knows My History By …

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San Francisco Chronicle – July 22 – by Jeff Baker – “Who wouldn’t want to keep reading?”

San Francisco Chronicle – July 22 – by Jeff Baker – “Who wouldn’t want to keep reading?” Judith Freeman uses a famous quote from Czeslaw Milosz on the last page of her new memoir, “The Latter Days”: “When a writer is born into a family,” Milosz said, “the family is finished.” It’s tempting to buy …

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The Salt Lake City Tribune: Judith Freeman is set free by the truth of her Mormon girlhood

The Salt Lake City Tribune: Judith Freeman is set free by the truth of her Mormon girlhood – By Ellen Fag Weist ….  As a narrator, Freeman’s voice is direct and distanced, recounting the encompassing collective of her family and LDS neighbors, while examining the repressed sexuality of a patriarchal culture. She describes her younger …

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Salt Lake City Weekly: Essential Picks for Tuesday June 28

Salt Lake City Weekly: Essential Picks for Tuesday June 28 TUESDAY 6.28Judith Freeman: The Latter DaysMemoir may be a common literary form, and around these parts, it may seem that there’s a new memoir every day or so about growing up in—and often alienation from—the LDS Church. But there’s a uniquely contemplative quality to Judith …

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The Chicago Tribune: The Latter Days is one of the “30 books you should read this summer”.

The Chicago Tribune: The Latter Days is one of the “30 books you should read this summer”.   The Chicago Tribune called this a “must-read memoir” as chose it as one of the “30 books you should read this summer“. “The Latter Days by Judith Freeman (June 7, Pantheon, 336 pages, $27.95): Judith Freeman has …

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THE SECRET LIFE OF MORMONS: AS TOLD BY PRODIGAL DAUGHTER, NOVELIST JUDITH FREEMAN

THE SECRET LIFE OF MORMONS: AS TOLD BY PRODIGAL DAUGHTER, NOVELIST JUDITH FREEMAN From Religion Dispatches – USC Annenberg – by Joanna Brooks / June 1, 1016 “Who do you think you are—to want to be a writer?” These are the words that haunt the young Mormon girl who is the protagonist of Judith Freeman’s …

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Review – How L.A. became itself: Jean Stein’s new oral history ‘West of Eden’

Review – How L.A. became itself: Jean Stein’s new oral history ‘West of Eden’ Review from the LA Times  February 4, 2016 By Judith Freeman When Raymond Chandler left Los Angeles in 1946, decamping with his elderly wife for the calmer environs of La Jolla, he did so because he had become fed up with …

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L.A.’s Rampart District Gave Me the Life I Wanted to Lead

Lafayette Park Anthony Hernandez and Judith Freeman -1986 Novelist Judith Freeman Reflects on Her Three-Decades-Long Relationship With Her Neighborhood By Judith Freeman | September 21, 2015 When I first moved into the Rampart neighborhood of Los Angeles in 1986, the gunfire down the alley outside our bedroom often kept me awake at night—not just the pop-pop …

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