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Review: No Man Knows My History: The Life of Joseph Smith

User Review  - Kim - Goodreads

This book is VERY interesting. It is well researched and full of fascinating info on the life of Joseph Smith. Fawn Brodie is carefully to present the information as is and rarely places her own ... Read full review

Review: No Man Knows My History: The Life of Joseph Smith

User Review  - Laura Woodford - Goodreads

This is an incredibly well researched and documented biography. It's a historical look into the life of Joseph Smith and the formation of the book of mormon and the LDS church. If you're currently a ... Read full review

Review: No Man Knows My History: The Life of Joseph Smith

User Review  - Elizabeth Johnson - Goodreads

More interesting than I expected, although somewhat tedious at points. Gave a broad look at national events, opinions, and trends at the time when Joseph Smith started coming of age - which provided a ... Read full review

Review: No Man Knows My History: The Life of Joseph Smith

User Review  - Laramie - Goodreads

I think that Brodie's naturalistic explanation for Joseph Smith is pretty compelling, and her characterizations of his motivation and actions are believable. Also, I found this book more engaging than Rough Stone Rolling, which I have yet to finish. Read full review

Review: No Man Knows My History: The Life of Joseph Smith

User Review  - Ray Palmer - Goodreads

It's interesting how much one's basic assumptions frame their ability to process information. Brodie begins with the assumption that there is nothing "supernatural" about Joseph Smith's life ... Read full review

Review: No Man Knows My History: The Life of Joseph Smith

User Review  - Jonathan Blake - Goodreads

Very engaging history. Of all the histories of Joseph Smith that I've read, this made me feel most intimate with him as a person. However, the author seemed too willing to presume to know his motives and underlying psychology. Read full review

Review: No Man Knows My History: The Life of Joseph Smith

User Review  - Kristinegiurissevich - Goodreads

This is the first book I have read in regards to Mormonism. The more I read, the more intrigued I became. It was written in a way that was easy and engaging to read. I did not feel like I was reading ... Read full review

Review: No Man Knows My History: The Life of Joseph Smith

User Review  - Jason Townsend - Goodreads

Ever since the now classic South Park episode I've nurtured a continuing interest in Mormonism. Beyond the audacity of the whole thing I suppose the blending of American frontier history, and the ... Read full review

Review: No Man Knows My History: The Life of Joseph Smith

User Review  - Kris - Goodreads

This was a difficult read. I had a rough time getting into it, and then it got to the really interesting stuff about polygamy and the content was rough. But it was interesting, and it was worth a read ... Read full review

Review: No Man Knows My History: The Life of Joseph Smith

User Review  - Katherine - Goodreads

This is a remarkably even-handed treatment of Joseph Smith and the origins of the Mormons. While it points out that the Book of Mormon was created by Joseph Smith, not by divine revelation, but out of ... Read full review

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