In The Shadow Of The Moons: My Life In The Reverend Sun Myung Moon’s Family. by Nansook Hong Little, Brown & Co. Boston, New York, Toronto & London. Nansook Hong. In the Shadow of the Moons: My Life in the Reverend Sun Myung Moon ‘s Family. New York: Little, Brown, and Company, pp. $ Synopsis: Hong, who arrived in the U.S. from Seoul as a year-old bride handpicked by the Reverend Sun Myung Moon for his son, shares her story of 14 .

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Hong felt it was her lot in life to live the way she did and did not shadw to escape for 14 years and after having five children. An interesting read about some of the inside workings of Reverend Moon’s social empire. They were aged and he was an only child.

It was only possible because that realization, in the end, did not shake jansook faith in God. One person found this helpful.

A month before we were to flee, I asked Kumiko where she and her husband hing most like to live in the world. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? For weeks she had watched me pack boxes, but she said nothing.

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I begged him to wait until the night – True Parents expected us to be ready to leave within the hour – but he would not be put off.


At least I now knew what sex was and who my husband was. What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? She did a great job and I am glad she is living a better life now that she got away from them! We can’t know what did or did not happen. Trivia About In the Shadow of They wanted to go home to care for their elders.

In the Shadow of the Moons: My Life in the Reverend Sun Myung Moon’s Family

Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Kun Wu – – Philosophy and Culture 30 2: Learn more about Amazon Prime. This is the harrowing tale of her years as an abused wife and privileged member of a religious cult, and her fight to create a life for herself and her children, beyond the shadow of the Moons. Find it on Scholar. I eased the van slowly down the long winding driveway, lined with ancient elms, and out the front gate, smiling at a security guard who had taken his post only a few days before.

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Nansook Hong: In the Shadow of the Moons: My Life in the Reverend Sun Myung Moon’s Family

He looks down his nose at people and judges whether or not they are “Quality” people. All belief is a matter of faith.

Iin found this book to be very interesting, giving some further insight behind the closed doors of the unification church and the family that runs it. He had a collection of 60 automatic weapons, some of which Moon gave to him.

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Regardless of how we feel about the truthhood of this book, there is a hard core in the belief in liberty. This was a great, quick read, though not the best memoir written.

The eldest son—who smokes, drives drunk, abuses drugs, and engaged in premarital and extramarital sex, in violation of church doctrine?

And yet doubt and unanticipated sadness had kept sleep at bay for most of the night. How many times had Hyo Jin threatened to kill me nanzook the children?