An instant New York Times bestseller
â€śA haunting, harrowing testament to survival." â€” People Magazine
â€śAn addictive chronicle of a polygamist community.â€ť â€” New York Magazine
â€śUnforgettableâ€ť â€” Entertainment Weekly
The thirty-ninth of her fatherâ€™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 familyâ€™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.