Out of Print
As he approaches the end of a long and distinguished career, veteran historian Brigham D. Madsen turns an eye toward his final research subject, himself, with equal candor, aware of the same possibility for controversy, that has characterized his other works. Raised in Pocatello, Idaho, at a time when automobiles were just coming into fashion, Madsen's first real encounter with the outside world was on a Mormon mission to...
Danny Ainge made sports history at Brigham Young University, shattering basketball scoring records and leading the Cougars into the 1981 NCAA playoffs where a spectacular game-winning drive vaulted him into the national limelight.
Hugh Brown Brown (1883-1975) served in the First Presidency of the Mormon church from 1961 to 1970—one of the most controversial decades of Latter-day Saint history. During these years he proved to be a compassionate and tolerant member of the church's general authorities. Shortly before his death, his grandson conducted the in-depth, candid interviews that appear in An Abundant Life, a refreshing look at one of Mormonism's best-loved leaders.
Alma Cannon, who knows better than to track down leads to the governor's office, east-bench mansions, or to the LDS church administration building.
When you reach the last pages, ... you will experience a frisson of the soul, revealing the presence of a miracle ... an extraordinary work of art, history, and love
Author Will South provides a goldmine of little-known trivia in twenty-five vignettes: the gist of Mark Twain's interview with Brigham Young, the highlights of Groucho Marx's and Charlie Chaplin's escapade in a Salt Lake brothel, Natacha Rambova's real identity as a Utah girl, and other details, accompanied by an impressive array of rare photographs.
In this quietly seductive novel--Levi S. Peterson's latest foray into the ever-intriguing topics of memory, regret, and sin--a suspenseful ambiance is created from the backdrop of a rural high school reunion.
Most female immigrants to Utah were former shopgirls, factory workers, and home pieceworkers in London and Manchester, and many were illiterate
This well conceived and finely written novel traverses twists and turns and mind games that are all finely executed.
The perception of the Mormon church has been changing since the 1950s. It is generally no longer considered a "cult." But it has not completely broken out of its western American model, and blacks are not completely integrated.