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Eliza And Her Sisters

3.92  ·  Rating Details ·  12 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Paperback, 179 pages
Published June 30th 1991 by Aspen Books
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Kirt
Jun 17, 2009 Kirt rated it really liked it
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This is a well-researched biographical and historical work focused mostly (but not completely) on one of the central female players of 19th Century Latter-day Saint experience. Eliza R. Snow was an articulate, passionate, and charismatic leader of women in the Nauvoo, Winter Quarters, and early Utah periods. She was one of the polygamous wives of Joseph Smith and, after his death, of Brigham Young. Carefully respectful and supportive of patriarchal and priesthood authority, she nonetheless wield

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Sheri
Mar 02, 2010 Sheri rated it liked it
I enjoyed this book for the most part. For a few of the chapters I felt the author was trying to "explain" why Eliza R. Snow did all that she did without giving her credit for the tremendous faith she must have had. It was very interesting to read about the tremendous challenges faced by the early saints (women in particular) and how they dealt with them.
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Jan 26, 2008 Jen rated it it was amazing
WOW! I highly recommend this book. So informative about someone we should all learn everything we can about.
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