No Man Knows My History: The Life of Joseph Smith, The Mormon Prophet

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Alfred A. Knopf, 1945 - Mormon Church - 476 pages
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The classic biography of the founder of the Mormon church, this book attempts to answer the questions that continue to surround Joseph Smith. Was he a genuine prophet, or a gifted fabulist who became enthralled by the products of his imagination and ended up being martyred for them?

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Brodie is an excellent writer and thorough historian. - Goodreads
Flawed research is evident, but I enjoyed the read. - Goodreads
Historicaly, her research was impressive. - Goodreads
In terms of research, this book is fantastic. - Goodreads
Well written and precise in it's research. - Goodreads
Well researched and worth the time to read. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Bobby Blount - Goodreads

This was quite an interesting biography, though a bit dry in parts. I think I understand Mormonism less than I did when I started, though, so if that's your goal, you probably won't reach it. This ... Read full review

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User Review  - Richard - Goodreads

It's pretty early in the book when Fawn Brodie states, definitively, that the Book of Mormon is a work of fiction, and Joseph Smith is its author. I agree with that statement, by the way. But what's ... Read full review


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