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No man knows my history : the life of Joseph Smith, the Mormon prophet

Author: Fawn McKay Brodie
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 2nd ed., rev. and enl., 1st Vintage Books edView all editions and formats
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In 1823 a young man named Joseph Smith had an encountr with an angel who led him to a cache of golden plates purporting to be the history of the lost tribes of Israel. Out of these new gospels and out of Smith's own charismatic personality and sense of mission- arose an authentically American religion, the Mormon faith.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Joseph Smith, Jr.; Joseph Smith, Jr.; Joseph Smith, Mormone 1805-1844.
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fawn McKay Brodie
ISBN: 0679730540 9780679730545
OCLC Number: 36510049
Description: xiii, 499, xx pages : illustrations, map ; 21 cm
Contents: ch. 1. Gods are among the people --
ch. 2. Treasures in the earth --
ch. 3. Red sons of Israel --
ch. 4. Marvelous work and a wonder --
ch. 5. Witnesses for God --
ch. 6. Prophet of Palmyra --
ch. 7. Perfect society and the promised land --
ch. 8. Temple-builder --
ch. 9. Expulsion from Eden --
ch. 10. Army of the Lord --
ch. 11. Patronage and punishment --
ch. 12. Master of languages --
ch. 13. My kingdom is of this world --
ch. 14. Disaster in Kirtland --
ch. 15. Valley of God --
ch. 16. Alcoran or the sword --
ch. 17. Ordeal in Liberty jail --
ch. 18. Nauvoo --
ch. 19. Mysteries of the Kingdom --
ch. 20. In the quiver of the almighty --
ch. 21. If a man entice a maid --
ch. 22. Bennett explosion --
ch. 23. Into hiding --
ch. 24. Wives of the Prophet --
ch. 25. Candidate for president --
ch. 26. Prelude to destruction --
ch. 27. Carthage --
Epilogue --
Supplement --
Appendix A. Documents on the early life of Joseph Smith --
Appendix B. The Spaulding-Rigdon theory --
Appendix C. The plural wives of Joseph Smith.
Responsibility: Fawn M. Brodie.
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In 1823 a young man named Joseph Smith had an encountr with an angel who led him to a cache of golden plates purporting to be the history of the lost tribes of Israel. Out of these new gospels and out of Smith's own charismatic personality and sense of mission- arose an authentically American religion, the Mormon faith.

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