Utah Public Radio – Interview – Podcast

Jul 8, 2016

At twenty-two, Judith Freeman was working in the LDS Church-owned department store in the Utah town where she’d grown up. In the process of divorcing the man she had married at seventeen, she was living in her parents’ house with her four-year old son, who had already endured two heart surgeries. She had abandoned Mormonism,…

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

Jul 22, 2016

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 into such literary fatalism after reading Freeman’s account of her life as a stylish young rebel in…

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

Oct 1, 2016

Judith Freeman selects and reviews the five best books on Mormons and Mormonism for the Wall Street Journal. Read the article here Five Best: Judith Freeman on Mormons and Mormonism 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…

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

Jun 27, 2016

The Salt Lake City Tribune: Books – 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…

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