Table of Contents:
  • Narrating optimism, faith, and divine intervention : Mary Ann Hafen, recollections of a handcart pioneer of 1860 : a woman's life on the Mormon frontier
  • Defending and condemning a polygamous life : Annie Clark Tanner, a Mormon mother
  • Truth telling about a temporal and a spiritual life : Juanita Brooks, quicksand and cactus : a memoir of the southern Mormon frontier
  • Remedying race and religious prejudice : Wynetta Willis Martin, Black Mormon tells her story
  • A home windswept with paradox : Terry Tempest Williams, refuge : an unnatural history of family and place
  • Training to be a good Mormon girl while longing for fame : Phyllis Barber, how I got cultured : a Nevada memoir.