Includes bibliographical references (p. 228-236) and index.
Narrating optimism, faith, and divine intervention : Mary Ann Hafen, recollections of a handcart pioneer of 1860 : a woman's life on the Mormon frontier -- Defending and condemning a polygamous life : Annie Clark Tanner, a Mormon mother -- Truth telling about a temporal and a spiritual life : Juanita Brooks, quicksand and cactus : a memoir of the southern Mormon frontier -- Remedying race and religious prejudice : Wynetta Willis Martin, Black Mormon tells her story -- A home windswept with paradox : Terry Tempest Williams, refuge : an unnatural history of family and place -- Training to be a good Mormon girl while longing for fame : Phyllis Barber, how I got cultured : a Nevada memoir.
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