Winter Quarters

Winter Quarters

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Volume 1, Life Writings of Frontier Women series, edited by Maureen Ursenbach Beecher

Mary Richard's journals and letters record a young woman's rare, but richly detailed view of life in the temporary Mormon pioneer communities in Iowa.

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Volume 1, Life Writings of Frontier Women series, edited by Maureen Ursenbach Beecher

Mary Richard's journals and letters record a young woman's rare, but richly detailed view of life in the temporary Mormon pioneer communities in Iowa.

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Richards, a young Mormon convert from England and a relative of one of the church's founders, Brigham Young, portrays the personalities and everyday activities of renowned and obscure church members at their Winter Quarters on their trek West. Her journals and letters detail the hardships and joys of pioneer life, and shed light on early Mormon social customs, including women's struggles with the newly public practice of polygamy. Includes b&w photos. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780874213027
Publisher:
Utah State University Press
Publication date:
05/01/1996
Series:
Life Writings Frontier Women , #1
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
352
File size:
5 MB

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