Nightfall at Nauvoo

Front Cover
Macmillan, 1971 - Mormon Church - 403 pages
3 Reviews

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - TomVeal - LibraryThing

Though written by a faithful Mormon, this account of his denomination's early sojourn in Illinois (1839-1846) doesn't gloss over its unattractive, even bizarre, features. The "prophet" Joseph Smith ... Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - soxfan59 - LibraryThing

One of the best historical novels I have ever read. Besides telling the intriguing tale of he Mormons, author Taylor gives us the inner thoughts of many of the key players, but he never goes into the mind of Joseph Smith, and treats Smith very reverently, adding to the mystique of the book. Read full review


Nauvoo the Beautiful
Elder Smith Goes to Washington

12 other sections not shown

Common terms and phrases

Alexander McRae Amos Davis Amos Kendall anti-Mormon Apostles arrived asked B. H. Roberts Benjamin Boyce Bennett Bernhisel Bill Hickman Boggs Book of Abraham Book of Commandments Book of Mormon Brannan Brigham Young Brother came Carthage Carthage Greys Carthage jail celestial marriage church church presidency Clay County Council of Fifty County Dan Jones Danite David Whitmer declared didn't Doctrine and Covenants Don Carlos Smith Eliza Emma exodus faith Frank Worrell Gentiles George Miller golden plates gospel Governor Boggs Governor Ford guard habeas corpus hadn't Half Breed Tract Hancock County hand he'd Heber Higbee Higbee's himself Hodge brothers Hosea Stout However Hyrum Smith Illinois Jackson County jail James Allred Joe Smith John Taylor Joseph and Hyrum Joseph Smith Kane Kimball Kirtland Kirtland temple knew Legion letter Liberty jail Lilburn W looked Lord Lyman Wight Maid of Iowa Markham McDonough County meeting militia Milo White Mississippi Missouri mob action Montrose Mormon missionaries Mormon prophet Nauvoo Nauvoo Expositor Nauvoo House Nauvoo Legion Nauvoo temple never night Oliver Cowdery Orson Hyde Orson Pratt Parley Phelps plural plural marriage plural wives polygamy Porter Rockwell Pratt President prophet Quincy realized Relief Society returned revelation Rigdonites river Saints Sam Brannan Samuel Brannan Sheriff Sidney Rigdon Sobey Springfield stake president Stephen Markham Street talk temple thing Thomas Ford tion told Tom Sharp took Twelve U.S. Army Utah W. W. Phelps wagon Warsaw Signal wasn't went Whig wife Wilford Woodruff Willard Richards William Clayton William Law William Marks William Smith wives

Bibliographic information