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Father of a Prophet: Andrew Kimball
Spencer W. Kimball spent innumerable hours working on a biography of his father, Andrew, but was unable to finish it. This book, completed by Spencer's son and biographer, Edward L. Kimball, brings that desire to fulfillment. Father of a Prophet is the link between Andrew's apostle father (Heber C. Kimball) and his prophet son (Spencer W. Kimball), and it provides an ...more
Paperback, 175 pages
Published June 2011 by BYU Studies
(first published January 1st 2011)
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While parts of this book are fascinating for the LDS reader--the accounts of healing and aspects of life on the Arizona frontier, the mission to the Indian Territory, and Andrew Kimball's relationship to the First Presidency and other general authorities--some parts of the book read as a chronicle chiefly to preserve information, as one might for a family history. Nevertheless, I found this account of the life of the son of founding LDS Apostle Heber C. Kimball and the father of beloved Church ...more