Faith and Betrayal

Faith and Betrayal

A Pioneer Woman's Passage in the American West

Book - 2005
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Based on the diaries of the author's great-great-grandmother, describes how Jean Rio, a recent widow and mother of seven, lured by the promises of Mormon missionaries, embarked on a long and difficult journey to Utah, where she found disillusionment, zealotry, violence, the loss of her wealth, and the repellent practice of polygamy.

Baker
& Taylor

Based on the diaries of the author's great-great-grandmother, the story of one courageous pioneer woman describes how Jean Rio, a recent widow and mother of seven, lured by the promises of Mormon missionaries, embarked on a long and difficult journey to Utah, where she found disillusionment, zealotry, violence, the loss of her wealth, and the repellent practice of polygamy, until she escaped to California and freedom. 30,000 first printing

Publisher: New York : Knopf, 2005
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781400041350
140004135X
Branch Call Number: 978.02 RIO DENTO
Characteristics: xviii, 216 pages : illustrations, genealogical table ; 21 cm

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