Franklin

From mission to madness : last son of the Mormon prophet / Valeen Tippetts Avery.

Author/Creator:
Avery, Valeen Tippetts.
Publication:
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c1998.
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 357 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
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Subjects:
Smith, David Hyrum.
Mormons -- Biography.
Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints -- Biography.
Mormon Church -- Biography.
Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints -- History.
Mormon Church -- History.
Contents:
Introduction: Mormonism established, 1830-44
Exodus and aftermath: the Smiths in Nauvoo, 1844-50
Childhood in a river town, 1850-63
Becoming a Josephite, 1863-65
Preacher on the prairies, 1866-68
The "son of promise" in Utah, 1869
David and Clara, 1869-71
The wanderer, outwardbound, 1871-72
The sins of the father, 1872
Seances in Zion, 1872
The feeble light of reason, 1872-73
"So sore a broken joint on which to lean," 1873-77
David and Charley, 1872-77
The asylum for the insane, 1877-80
The sweet singer in decline, 1880-1904.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 337-348) and index.
ISBN:
0252023994 (alk. paper)
0252067010 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
37843853