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The selected letters of Juanita Brooks

Author: Juanita Brooks; Craig S Smith
Publisher: Salt Lake City : The University of Utah Press, [2018]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The 220 letters selected for this book offer a fresh and intimate encounter with Juanita Brooks, one of the most influential historians of Utah and the Mormons. Born and raised in the small and remote agricultural village of Bunkerville, Nevada, Brooks lived most most of her life in St. George, Utah and rose to prominence following the 1950 publication of her landmark book The Mountain Meadows Massacre. Her  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biographies
Personal correspondence
Correspondence
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Brooks, Juanita, 1898-1989.
Pioneer Utah historian.
Salt Lake City : The University of Utah Press, [2018]
(DLC) 2019009207
Named Person: Juanita Brooks; Juanita Brooks
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Juanita Brooks; Craig S Smith
ISBN: 1607816482 9781607816485
OCLC Number: 1089274472
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: 1941-1943 : mentoring under Dale Morgan --
1944-1946 : laboring with Quicksand and cactus --
1947-1950 : publishing "Mountain Meadows Massacre" --
1951-1952 : aftermath of the Mountain Meadows Massacre book --
1953-1956 : editing the John D. Lee diaries --
1957-1959 : writing the John D. Lee biography --
1960-1961 : move to Salt Lake City and the reinstatement of John D. Lee --
1962 : completing the Hosea Stout journals --
1965-1966 : back in St. George and receiving an honorary degree --
1965-1966 : looking for her next major project --
1967-1969 : continual insistence on truth in Mormon history --
1970-1971 : passing of Will Brooks and back to Salt Lake City.
Other Titles: Correspondence.
Responsibility: edited by Craig S. Smith.

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