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Tell It All: The story of a life's experience in Mormonism: An autobiography. (American Biography Series)

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A narrative of Mrs. T.B.H. Stenhouse's life as one of several wives in a Mormon family. Numerous plates. Includes a preface by Mrs. Harriet Beecher Stowe: In these pages, a woman, a wife and mother, speaks the sorrows and oppressions of which she has been the witness and the victim.
Library Binding, 440 pages
Published October 28th 1874 by Reprint Services Corp (first published February 1st 1874)
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Jim Whitefield
I know I am supposed to be a man, but I cried my way through much of this book. Fanny hailed from my own native England where she married a Mormon missionary if favour of another man she was betrothed to. She tells of her adventures when called to serve a mission with her new husband and later of their emigration to Utah, only then learning that denials of early polygamy she had heard from the lips of apostles in England were lies and how she had to live with the truth about polygamy, to the ext...more
Tom Jenson
"Tell It All" is the heartbreaking autobiography of Fanny Stenhouse. Her story begins with her as a young woman returning home to England, after spending some time in France, to discover that her family had converted to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. While investigating her family’s new-found faith, she became the object of one of the Elders’ affections. They were soon married and subsequently ‘counseled’ to serve a mission for the Church while in impoverished conditions. It wa...more
Nicole G.
Very intriguing. Autobiography of a woman coerced into Mormonism, and how she extricated herself.
Gabrielle
Wow. Fascinating read.
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Stenhouse, Fanny, "Mrs. T. B. H. Stenhouse," 1829- [from old catalog]
from Library of Congress website
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