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THINGS IN HEAVEN AND EARTH - The Life and Times of Wilford Woodruff, a Mormon Prophet

By: Alexander, Thomas G.

Price: $26.95

Publisher: Salt Lake City, UT, Signature Books: 0

Seller ID: 26340

Condition: New


Brand new softcover book! Never been read! ; BEST BOOK AWARD, MORMON HISTORY ASSOCIATIONEVANS BIOGRAPHY AWARD, MOUNTAIN WEST CENTERWilford Woodruff converted to the LDS church in 1833, he joined a millenarian group of a few thousand persecuted believers clustered around Kirtland, Ohio. When he died sixty-five years later in 1898, he was the leader of more than a quarter of a million followers worldwide who were on the verge of entering the mainstream of American culture. Before attaining that status of senior church apostle at the death of John Taylor in 1886, Woodruff had been one of the fi... View more info

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THINGS IN HEAVEN AND EARTH - The Life and Times of Wilford Woodruff, a Mormon Prophet

By: Alexander, Thomas G.

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Salt Lake City, UT, Signature Books: 1991

Seller ID: 37546

Condition: Very Good in Very Good Dust Jacket


Cover has some light edge and corner wear. ; BEST BOOK AWARD, MORMON HISTORY ASSOCIATIONEVANS BIOGRAPHY AWARD, MOUNTAIN WEST CENTERWilford Woodruff converted to the LDS church in 1833, he joined a millenarian group of a few thousand persecuted believers clustered around Kirtland, Ohio. When he died sixty-five years later in 1898, he was the leader of more than a quarter of a million followers worldwide who were on the verge of entering the mainstream of American culture. Before attaining that status of senior church apostle at the death of John Taylor in 1886, Woodruff had been one of the fi... View more info

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The Midwife - A Biography of Laurine Ekstrom Kingston

By: Burgess, Victoria D.

Price: $26.95

Publisher: Signature Books: 2012

Seller ID: 55280

Condition: New in New Dust Jacket


Brand new hardcover book! ; After working all day at the LDS Hospital in Salt Lake City, twenty-one-year-old Laurine Ekstrom would return home to find that her parents had rearranged the furniture again to accommodate Rulon Allred, a homeopath, who used their home to assist women in giving birth. Charismatic and unconventional, Allred was also president and prophet of the Mormon fundamentalist Church known as the Apostolic United Brethren. One day when Allred was delayed, Laurine offered what help she could to the expecting mother, and before long the baby was born. Laurine was soon on her way... View more info

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AINGE

By: Card, Orson Scott

Price: $12.50  $11.25

Publisher: Orion Books: 1982

Seller ID: 20176

Condition: Very Good


Black soft cover book is rubbed, edge worn, and slightly cracked. Interior is nice, tight, and clean. Overall good condition! ; Black soft cover book is rubbed, edge worn, and slightly cracked. Interior is nice, tight, and clean. Overall good condition! ; A wonderful biography of Danny Ainge, basketball star at the Mormon university Brigham Young, who later played for the Celtics and then coached the Pheonix Suns. Published under a Mormon imprint, this book was distributed in Utah only and is very uncommon. Approximately 2, 000 copies printed. ; 6" x 9"; 92 ... View more info

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HEBER SECOND WARD 1903-1987 "THE GOLDEN YEARS"

By: Heber Second Ward

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Provo, Ut, U. S. A., Community Press: N.D.

Seller ID: 9193

Condition: Very Good with no Dust Jacket


Dark blue hard cover with gold lettering, slightly rubbed. ; Interior is overall very good, nice, tight, clean. Black and white photos throughout. ; 6" x 9.5"; 459 pages View more info

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JOHN H. KOYLE'S - RELIEF MINE II - THROUGH OTHER'S EYES - The Mountain of the Lord's House Shall be Established in the Top of the Mountains and all Nations Shall Flow Unto It

By: Kraut, Ogden

Price: $12.00  $10.80

Publisher: Salt Lake City, UT, Pioneer Publishing: 2002

Seller ID: 19971

Condition: New


Brand new softcover book! ; The Story of John H. Koyle and "the Dream Mine" The mine located in Spanish Fork, Utah was the cause of much controversy and disagreement in the LDS Church. Some believe that the mine is the beggining of a trail to ancient treasure. Koyle was eventually excommunicated from the church but continued his work on the mine. This is volume 2 and a continuation of the ideas presented in vol 1, John H. Koyle's Relief Mine. ; Vol. 2; 5.5" x 8.5"; 247 pages View more info

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THE SKELETON IN GRANDPA'S BARN - And Other Stories of Growing Up in Utah

By: Layton, Stanford J. (editor)

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Salt Lake City, UT, Signature Books:

Seller ID: 40591

Condition: New


Brand new softcover book! ; If one thing stands out in Zack Lund's memories of his childhood In Salt Lake City, it is the loft of Grandpa's barn. It was strictly "off limits" to children; but for Zack and his cousins, Grandpa might as well have hung out a welcome sign inviting them to break in and see what was hidden there. ..All told, this anthology features eighteen priceless stories: some quirky and fun, otehrs informative and serious, but all engaging--nostalgic for when Utah was little more than a wide spot in the road, or as Robert Mikkelsen conveys in his reminiscence, when bo... View more info

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BY STUDY AND ALSO BY FAITH Essays in Honor of Hugh Nibley

By: Lindquist, John M. & Ricks, Stephen D.

Price: $24.00  $21.60

Publisher: Salt Lake City, UT, Deseret Book: 1990

Seller ID: 17120

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- Dust Jacket


Cream, red Dust Jacket. DJ is slightly worn and rubbed. ; Otherwise book is in very good condition, tight, and clean pages. Vol 1 only; Vol. 1; 6.25" x 9.25"; 704 pages; ; 0875793398 View more info

BENJAMIN BONNEVILLE - SOLDIER OF THE AMERICAN FRONTIER

By: Lovell, Edith H.

Price: $29.00  $26.10

Publisher: Bountiful, Ut, U. S. A., Horizon Publishers & Distributors, Incorporated: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3112

Condition: Very Good in Very Good Dust Jacket


Peach jacket very slight corner wear, in mylar cover. Ex-library with all the usual marks. ; Benjamin Louis Eulalie de Bonneville was an American officer in the United States Army, fur trapper, and explorer in the American West. He is noted for his expeditions to the Oregon Country and the Great Basin, and in particular for blazing portions of the Oregon Trail. Utah, and Mormon interest.; 6.25" x 9.25"; 282 pages; ; 0882904388 View more info

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MY FATHER - David O. Mckay

By: McKay, David L.

Price: $9.90  $8.91

Publisher: Salt Lake City, UT, Deseret Book: 1989

Seller ID: 27512

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- Dust Jacket


Cover slightly rubbed and edge worn. Previous owner name inside front cover. ; Image of the Prophet as a young man on cover. ; 6.25" x 9.25"; 275 pages; 0875792782 View more info

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The Man Behind the Discourse - A Biography of King Follett

By: Mortensen, Joann Follett

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Salt Lake City, UT, Greg Kofford Books: 2011

Seller ID: 54284

Condition: New


Brand new softcover book! ; Who was King Follett? When he was fatally injured digging a well in Nauvoo in March 1844, why did Joseph Smith use his death to deliver the monumental doctrinal sermon now known as the King Follett Discourse? Much has been written about the sermon, but little about King.Although King left no personal writings, Joann Follett Mortensen, King’s third great-granddaughter, draws on more than thirty years of research in civic and Church records and in the journals and letters of King’s peers to piece together King’s story from his birth in New Hamps... View more info

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Biography of Myron Tanner, Published by Authority of the Family

By: Penrose, Chas. W.

Price: $7.00  $6.30

Publisher: Archive Publishers: 2015

Seller ID: 57491

Condition: New


Brand new hardcover book! ; Myron was born in New York in 1826, and experienced the history of the Church in Kirtland, Ohio, Far West, Missouri, and Nauvoo, Illinois. He was twenty years old when he joined with the Mormon Battalion. In 1855 Myron met his future wife, Mary Jane Mount. Desiring to marry her and take her to California so Myron could work in the gold fields, as was common practice in those days, Myron sought to obtain the blessing of President Brigham Young for his plans. Myron's account of his visit to President Young: "President Young became very angry and raked m... View more info

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Leonard Arrington and the Writing of Mormon History

By: Prince, Gregory A.

Price: $39.95  $35.96

Publisher: Salt Lake City, UT, University of Utah Press: 2016

Seller ID: 58017

Condition: New in New Dust Jacket


Brand new hardcover book! ; Leonard Arrington is considered by many the foremost twentieth-century historian of Mormonism. But Arrington's career was not without controversy. Gregory Prince takes an in-depth look at this respected historian and, in telling his story, gives readers insight into the workings of the LDS Church in the late twentieth century. In 1972, Arrington was asked to serve as the official church historian, thereby becoming the first-and thus far the only-professional historian to hold that title. While the output of and from that division moved Mormon studies to a... View more info

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Hosea Stout; Lawman, Legislator, Mormon Defender

By: Prince, Stephen L.

Price: $39.95  $35.96

Publisher: Logan, UT, University of Utah Press: 2016

Seller ID: 58061

Condition: New in New Dust Jacket


Brand new hardcover book! ; Hosea Stout witnessed and influenced many of the major civil and political events over fifty years of LDS history, but until the publication of his diaries, he was a relatively obscure figure to historians. Hosea Stout: Lawman, Legislator, Mormon Defender is the first-ever biography of this devoted follower who played a significant role in Mormon and Utah history. Stout joined the Mormons in Missouri in 1838 and followed them to Nauvoo, where he rose quickly to become a top leader in the Nauvoo Legion and chief of police, a position he also held a... View more info

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Joseph Smith - the Prophet and His Progenitors for Many Generations by Lucy Smith

By: Smith, Lucy

Price: $15.95  $14.36

Publisher: Heber City, Utah, Archive Publishers: 2000

Seller ID: 25827

Condition: New


Brand new softcover book! ; This book was originally published in 1853 in England by Elder Orson Pratt. In the Preface to the original edition he wrote: "The following pages, embracing biographical sketches and the genealogy of Joseph Smith, the Prophet, and his progenitors, were mostly written previous to the death of the Prophet, and under his personal inspection. "Most of the historical items have never been published. They will therefore be exceedingly interesting to all Saints and sincere inquirers after the truth, affording them the privilege of becoming ... View more info

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I will wait till spring: The story of Rae Jean York

By: Stewart, Ora Pate

Price: $11.00  $9.90

Publisher: Provo, Ut, U. S. A., Fernwood Publications: 1983

Seller ID: 6062

Condition: Good+ in Good Dust Jacket


Signed by author inside front cover. DJ is slightly rubbed and edge worn. Else is overall very good. Interior is tight and clean. Black and white photos throughout. ; ; 6.25" x 9.25"; 162 pages View more info

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MAHONRI YOUNG - His Life and Art

By: Toone, Thomas E.

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Salt Lake City, UT, Signature Books: 0

Seller ID: 26284

Condition: New in New Dust Jacket


Brand new hardcover book! Never been read! Winner of the evans biography award. ; DAVID W. AND BEATRICE C. EVANS BIOGRAPHY AWARD, MOUNTAIN WEST CENTER FOR REGIONAL STUDIESFew artists have achieved the national prominence of Utah-born Mahonri Young (1877-1957). A grandson of Brigham Young, he is known in Utah for his Sea Gull and This is the Place monuments. But it was for his statuettes of street workers and prize fighters that he received the greatest accolades, while his life-size statue of one of the first black professional boxers, Joe Gans, earned him Life magazine's title of "the G... View more info

A COUNTRY PRINTER: AN INFORMAL BIOGRAPHY OF ELISHA WARNER

By: Warner, Elisha

Price: $45.00  $40.50

Publisher: Self Published By Author: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5949

Condition: Very Good with no Dust Jacket


Ex-library with all the usual marks. Light blue hardcover, First edition. ; Early Utah biography. LDS, Utan and Mormon content. ; 6.25" x 9.25"; 297 pages View more info

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J. REUBEN CLARK - SELECTED PAPERS ON RELIGION, EDUCATION AND YOUTH

By: Yarn, David H. Jr.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Provo, Ut, U. S. A., Brigham Young University: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19207

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- Dust Jacket


Blue dust jacket slighlty rubbed and edge worn in protective mylar cover. Blue hard cover is overall very good. Gift inscription on title page. Else is excellent. This is the third volume of the series on J. Reuben Clark. Mormon, LDS, J. Reuben Clark, Biography, Utah. ; Vol. 3; 6" x 9"; 311 pages; ; 0842521690 View more info

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MEMOIRS OF JOHN R. YOUNG - UTAH PIONEER, 1847 - John R. Young (Nephew of Brigham Young) Left One of the Most Interesting and Varied of all Pioneer Legacies.

By: Young, John R

Price: $20.95  $18.86

Publisher: Heber City, Utah, Archive Publishers: 2000

Seller ID: 25830

Condition: New


Brand new softcover book! ; "John R. Young (nephew of Brigham Young) left one of the most interesting and varied of all pioneer legacies. Intimate with most of the General Authorities, he shares many insights into their personalities and relates experiences not found in other works. Brother Young had the "knack" for being where history was made and gives several first-hand accounts of key events in the lives of the early Saints. "Yet his own life - although full of adventure and spiritual encouragement - was hardly privileged. He tells of pioneer life as a time of pove... View more info