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The 19th Wife by David Ebershoff
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Aug 11, 12


2.5 stars. The plot turns kept me reading, but the voice and writing itself didn't quite resonate with me, and the emotional epiphanies and dialogue were a bit too on the nose. I thought he did a great job of characterizing Brigham Young and Joseph Smith, though, and mining the characters who devoted their lives to those men (most notably, Ann Eliza Young's mother).
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