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Cowboy Apostle: The Diaries of Anthony W. Ivins, 1875-1932

By: Anderson, Elizabeth O.

Price: $115.00  $74.75

Publisher: Salt Lake City, UT, Signature Books: 2013

Seller ID: 57837


Brand new hardcover book! ; Anthony W. Ivins (1852-1934) migrated to St. George, Utah, at age nine where he later became an influential civic and ecclesiastical leader. He married Elizabeth A. Snow, daughter of apostle Erastus F. Snow. Ivins was a first cousin of Heber J. Grant, and served as his counselor while Grant was LDS president. Ivins filled several Mormon missions to Mexico and presided as the Juarez, Mexico stake president where he performed post-man... View more info

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DANISH APOSTLE - The Diaries of Anthon H. Lund

By: Hatch, John P. (editor)

Price: $120.00  $78.00

Publisher: Salt Lake City, UT, Signature Books: 2006

Seller ID: 26191


Brand new hardcover book! Never been read! ++ ; "By the time Anthon Lund was born in Denmark in 1844, Søren Kierkegaard was already producing his ideas on existentialism and Hans Christian Andersen had just penned the tales that would make him world-famous. In this environment, Anthon—who was raised by his father and grandmother after his mother's death—became a voracious reader by the age of six. "Lund converted to Mormonism, immigrated to the United State... View more info

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In the World - The Diaries of Reed Smoot

By: Heath, Harvard S. (editor)

Price: $120.00  $78.00

Publisher: Salt Lake City, UT, Signature Books: 1997

Seller ID: 26219


Brand new hardcover book! Never been read! ; No one was more surprised than Reed Smoot when he was called to the LDS apostleship at age thirty-eight. He had not held a previous church office of significance. Yet, as the son of one of Utah's wealthiest men and the husband of a ranking church leader's daughter, he was destined for prominence of some kind. His role would come to be that of an ambassador for the church in Washington, D. C. , rather than a strictly spiritua... View more info

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Candid Insights of a Mormon Apostle - the Diaries of Abraham H. Cannon, 1889-1895

By: Lyman, Edward Leo (editor)

Price: $150.00  $97.50

Publisher: Salt Lake City, UT, 2010

Seller ID: 50778


Brand new hardcover book! ; The Abraham H. Cannon diaries read like few others from the late nineteenth century. While many of Cannon’s colleagues were functionally literate, he had elegant handwriting, a beautiful way of expressing himself, and an eye for historically important details. Because of his position as an apostle in the LDS Church, his diaries are not only mannered but substantively important. Even mundane entries such as donating $20 for “a plan of ere... View more info

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MORMON DEMOCRAT - The Religious and Political Memoirs of James Henry Moyle

By: Sessions, Gene A. (editor)

Price: $95.00  $61.75

Publisher: Salt Lake City, UT, Signature Books: 2011

Seller ID: 26289


Brand new hardcover book! Never been read! ; BEST BOOK AWARD, MORMON HISTORY ASSOCIATION. James Henry Moyle was Assistant Secretary of the Treasury under U. S. President Woodrow Wilson, Commissioner of Customs under President Theodore Roosevelt, and special assistant to treasury secretary Henry Morgenthau. He was also president of the LDS Eastern States Mission. By his own count, he had two religions, Mormonism and the Democratic Party, and he alternately praised and c... View more info

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HISTORY'S APPRENTICE - The Diaries of B. H. Roberts

By: Sillito, John R. (editor)

Price: $99.98  $64.99

Publisher: Salt Lake City, UT, Signature Books: 2004

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 26210


Brand New Book. Limited to 500 copies. ; Best documentary book award, mormon history association. On a drab Monday in 1882, B. H. Roberts, then laboring on a mission in Tennessee, confided to his journal: "I am twenty-five years old today: perhaps one-half of my life has passed away—and what have I done? But little of anything, either of good or evil; my misdeeds are like my talents—on the small order. I have made attempts to accomplish something in various dire... View more info

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THE ESSENTIAL JOSEPH SMITH

By: Smith, Joseph

Price: $22.95  $14.92

Publisher: Salt Lake City, UT, Signature Books: 1995

Seller ID: 25703


Brand new hardcover book! Never been read! ; As illuminating as commentaries are, nothing conveys Joseph Smith's character like his own unadulterated words. In his distinctive language—a mix of biblical and frontier idioms—and in his famously spontaneous humor, one can imagine him speaking and feeling the force of his charisma. Like Old Testament prophets, he was alternately contemplative and poetic, animated and surprisingly earthy. Previous, popular editions of S... View more info