From mission to madness : last son of the Mormon prophet /

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Bibliographic Details
Author / Creator: Avery, Valeen Tippetts.
Format: Book
Language:English
Imprint: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [1998]
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Table of 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.