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The Sins of Brother Curtis (A Story of Betrayal, Conviction, and the Mormon Church)

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This brilliantly reported, unforgettable true story reveals how one of the most monstrous sexual criminals in the history of the Mormon church preyed on his victims even as he was protected by the church elders who knew of his behavior.

When Seattle attorney Tim Kosnoff agreed to listen to an eighteen-year-old man who claimed to have been molested by his Mormon Sunday school teacher, he had no idea he was embarking on a quest for justice on behalf of multiple victims or that the battle would consume years of his life and pit him against the vast, powerful, and unrepentant Mormon church itself.

As Kosnoff began to investigate the case, he discovered that the Sunday school teacher, a mysterious figure named Frank Curtis, possessed a long and violent prison record before he was welcomed into the church, where he became a respected elder entrusted with the care of prepubescent Mormon boys.

The amazing legal case at the heart of The Sins of Brother Curtis shows how the church’s elite, well-funded team of attorneys claimed the church was protected under the Constitution from revealing that Curtis had molested a number of Mormon boys. Yet Kosnoff and his devoted legal team (which included a female investigator adept at getting parents of victims to talk to her) succeeded in forcing the church to reveal that it knew about Curtis and ultimately achieved a successful settlement.

Emotionally powerful page by page, The Sins of Brother Curtis delivers a redemptive reading experience in which the truth, no matter how painful and hidden, is told at last and justice is hard won. This is a remarkable story, all true.

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  • Product Details

    Author:
    Lisa Davis
    Format:
    Paperback
    Pages:
    376
    Publisher:
    Scribner (April 19, 2014)
    Language:
    English
    ISBN-13:
    9781416591047
    ISBN-10:
    1416591044
    Weight:
    14.64oz
    Dimensions:
    6" x 9" x 1"
    Case Pack:
    10
    File:
    Eloquence-Simon_09012016_091011_COMPLETE_onix21-20160902c.xml
    Folder:
    Eloquence
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    $17.01
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