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By author: F. Stenhouse
Number of Pages:  632
Dimensions:  6 X 9 Inches (US)
Original publication year:  1875
ISBN:  978-1-4290-1902-6
Series:  Amer Philosophy, Religion
Availability: In stock.

• Well-written first person narrative of an absorbing time in American history • Book was written and published with the support and encouragement of husband T.B.H. Stenhouse • Twenty full-page illustrations • Includes supportive preface written by Harriet Beecher Stowe, author of "Uncle Tom's Cabin"
Englishwoman Fanny Stenhouse arrived in Utah in 1857 with her husband, newspaperman T.B.H. Stenhouse. Mr. Stenhouse was a missionary and elder of the Mormon Church and a practicing polygamist. Fanny's unvarnished, “true history by a real Mormon woman” was a sensational expose of Mormonism and a plea for women to be freed from the institution of multiple marriage. In her sympathetic preface, Harriet Beecher Stowe says, “Let every happy wife and mother who reads these lines give her sympathy, prayers, and efforts to free her sisters from this degrading bondage.”
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