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The author, Robert Flanders, is a member of what is now called the Community of Christ (formerly - the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints). This history of Nauvoo during the Mormon years is well written, factual and heart-warming. It also almost cost Flanders his membership in the Reorganized Church as his detailed research proved to him and so he wrote that polygamy was practiced in Nauvoo, including by its Prophet/President Joseph Smith, Jr., something the Reorganized ...more