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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

Condition: New


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 spiritual counselor. When he was first elected to the U. S. Senate in 1902, and during the ensuing hearings to challenge a Mormon's r... View more info