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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He has fathered illegitimate children. I would rather do without a baby-sitter than hold them from their duty. Hyo Jin insisted we have sex.

Time would prove that I was young, but not nearly passive enough. I began to save money as soon as I made the decision to flee. Having gone to a college owned by the Moon family, I learned a lot about them. I did not want to be naked in front of him. English Choose a language for shopping. None of them knew me at all. One person found this helpful.

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Juicy bits of questionable truth have been added to make the story more interesting while truths are omitted or skewed. She nansolk seems to have gone through many challenges in her life, and it seems that she regrets many of the decisions that she made when looking in hindsight. There is some truth in that view, but it is much too simplistic. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.


Long after the household fell silent, I paced the halls and familiar rooms of the mansion, praying and weeping softly.

shaadow Be the first to ask a question about In the Shadow of the Moons. He certainly had the guns to do it, a veritable arsenal purchased with church funds that he used to terrorize me and anyone else who got in his way.

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Don’t try to judge her. Isamu Yamamoto, covered just the Unification Church’s theology from a Christian perspective. I told her to extend her visit home until October, time enough, I hoped, to put some distance between our flight and her return.

Jesus then begged “Rev. It was very “ouchy”, I told him, using a little girl’s word for a woman’s pain. All of these facts are omitted in the book.

The prose doesn’t always flow but the fascination with the content easily makes up for it.

Want to Read saving…. Aug 04, Meredith rated it really liked it. He’s incredibly wealthy and scarily influential with people like the former prez George Bush and Barb speaking at his functions and groups like the ACLU lobbying for his religious freedom in the USA.

Dec 07, Kitty Red-Eye rated it liked it Shelves: To ask other readers questions about In the Shadow of the Moonsplease sign up. Nansook Hong’s parents were some of the original members of Moon’s church, so she was born into this world, k In the Shadow of the Moons: When Hyo Jin got on top of me, I did not know what to expect.

As the book progresses, this theme becomes very prevalent throughout the book. If I fled, would the church track me down to silence me?

He told me what to do, what to touch.

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

I did not look back. I know that you rarely hon the whole picture from people in those situations and half-truths are often stated to justify actions and situations. Julie rated it really liked it Oct 04, The last book I read, “Unification Church” by J. Charlie rated it thd liked it Oct 04, How in the world can Moon and his wife claim to be the “True Parents” of all humanity when they can’t even parent their own kids effectively?

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I think a ghost writer or stronger editor would have benefited this book greatly. Jin found lawyers to advise me how to protect myself and my children once we were free. Their leader is a Moond guy who claims to be the new Messiah.

The Moonies are extremely puritanical. I wept even harder, until his sharp tone and angry rebuke forced me to dry my tears.

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I stole across the wide corridor to the noons bedroom, my naked feet silent on the crimson carpet. In the end, even though I felt that it had value for me, this book felt more like reading a tabloid than an objective piece of literature.

Honng brother was sucked into the Moonies more than 30 years ago at a time when he was down and out so I have always been quite alarmed about what happened to him and have always wanted to learn as much as I could about Moon and his Unification “Church. To think with a free mind, a healthy skeptic mind.

There’s a problem loading this menu right now. How can they ignore all of Moon’s incredible hypocrisy?