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Review: Joseph Smith: Rough Stone Rolling

User Review  - Kirby Letham - Goodreads

If I could mark 4.5 I would. I didn't give it a 5 only because it was lacking...and I don't know how to explain that right now; maybe later I will. This book is not a "feel good, get the spirit" type ... Read full review

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User Review  - Mzford - Goodreads

This is the second time I've read this book, and I must confess to enjoying it much more the second time. This may due to the fact that I am currently living in Nauvoo where so much of Joseph's ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jill - Goodreads

This was heavy reading, but very much worth the effort. Read full review

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User Review  - BHodges - Goodreads

Best biographical treatment of the Mormon prophet available in print. I first read it back in 2008 so it was fun to revisit after seven years. Read full review

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User Review  - Billie Dickison - Goodreads

Joseph Smith went through so much! The book itself was a complicated read but I found myself heart-breakingly mesmerized by his story and constantly planning my day and thoughts around what I hoped ... Read full review

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User Review  - Stephanie - Goodreads

.. .+This was a hard book to read. I didn't want to know many of the things I read. Read full review

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User Review  - Sarah Asp - Goodreads

Very illuminating once I could get there but kind of like wading through a pond filled with weeds at the same time. Read full review

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User Review  - Scott Christensen - Goodreads

Written with an objective view, Rough Stone Rolling helped me understand Joseph as both a prophet and as a man. I was fascinated by the intricate details of his life, especially the sections on ... Read full review

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User Review  - Monica - Goodreads

Slow going and enough mental gymnastics to exhaust me in attempt to paint Joseph Smith's life in anything other than what would logically be gathered by reading his timeline. Read full review

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User Review  - Amanda Stoddard Rowan - Goodreads

I'm too overwhelmed by this book to write a review--it is really expansive and informative and long. Really, really fascinating to compare the genesis of Mormonism to the Church today. Read full review

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