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I bought this large ‘picture book’ volume from the Mormon ‘Deseret Book’ store during a trip to Salt Lake City in 1998, just after its publication. At that time I was a faithful Mormon and I enjoyed browsing the many colourful pictures and assumed the author a competent archaeologist who knew his stuff and that he was honest about the parallels he drew regarding the claimed descendants of Lehi and his family – ‘Book of Mormon’ characters who allegedly crossed the sea from the Holy Land to the Am ...more
This is a coffee-table version of Sorenson's older book, it contains some beautiful images of Mesoamerica and some interesting insights. Some of the more interesting images were of wheeled toys possibly recalling the chariots mentioned in the Book of Mormon.