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William B. Smith: In the Shadow of a Prophet

By: Walker, Kyle R.

Price: $39.90  $35.91

Publisher: Salt Lake City, UT, Greg Kofford Books: 2015

Seller ID: 57506

Condition: New


Brand New! ; As the younger brother of the Mormon Prophet, William B. Smith was one of the most colorful characters in LDS history. After making extensive efforts as a missionary, and being appointed a member of the original Quorum of Twelve Apostles and Church Patriarch, simmering tensions between him and his fellow apostles boiled over, and he was excommunicated in a dramatic break with Brigham Young and the main body of Mormons in October 1845. After leaving the Church, William affiliated with who’s who list of notable Mormon dissidents before eventually linking himself with the ... View more info

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Frederick Arza Welch - Laborer in the Lord's vineyard - 1889-1954

By: Welch, Arthur H

Price: $20.00  $18.00

Publisher: United States: 1987

Seller ID: 55434

Condition: Very Good


Cover has some light edge and corner wear. Photomechanical reprint. ; This is a biography of a Moromon pioneer boy on the last wagon train from utah to settle a colony in Wyoming. The story is told of his suffering in traveling and colonizing, digging the canal, world war II, and on a Mormon mission in the southern states mission, and poor health in his middle and later years. He isn't perfect but his personality and convictions come through in his actions. ; 8.5" x 11"; 211 pages View more info

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From the Muddy River to the Ivory Tower - the Journey of George H. Brimhall

By: Woodger, Mary Jane and Groberg, Joseph

Price: $18.95  $17.06

Publisher: Provo, UT, BYU Studies: 2010

Seller ID: 49940

Condition: New in New Dust Jacket


Brand new hardcover book! ; Education is more than preparing for life," George H. Brimhall once said. "It is life." His love for education was first instilled in him by his mother. Education became his constant passion, sustaining him through humble beginnings as a Utah pioneer to his pivotal role as president of Brigham Young University. For him, the motivating force behind education was the Latter-day Saint doctrine of eternal progress. As a teacher at BYU and then its president (1904-1921) , Brimhall was known as a dynamic orator and as a compassionate administrator whose prim... View more info

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REFLECTIONS OF EMMA - JOSEPH SMITH'S WIFE (MORMON)

By: Youngreen, Buddy

Price: $10.00  $9.00

Publisher: Orem, Utah, Grandin Book Company: 1982

Seller ID: 16286

Condition: Very Good in Very Good Dust Jacket


Corners and edges are slightly shelf worn. Gift Inscription to previous owner inside front cover. Overall book is excellent. Nice, tight and clean. Black & White images throughout. Signed by author Buddy Youngreen on title page. ; This is truly a unique book, offering new information for LDS readers interested in understanding Emma Hale Smith, wife of Joseph Smith the Mormon prophet. More than 75 photographs of Emma and her posterity grace the book. All of her 11 children and 28 grandchildren who were ever known to have been photographed are represented. This volume also includes a no... View more info