Brigham Young: A Concise Biography of the Mormon Moses

Brigham Young: A Concise Biography of the Mormon Moses


He was once a wood worker. A visionary. A governor. A prophet. A pioneer. A preacher. A businessman. A temple-builder.

Brigham younger loomed huge in a tumultuous time. He helped discovered the country of Utah within the period of yankee appear future. He rallied millions round Mormonism, a brand new religion with strong detractors who attempted to stamp it out within the cities and villages the place its groups sprang up. With slightly a dozen days of formal schooling lower than his belt, he left a legacy of writings, letters and sermons that proceed to complement the research of the Mormon Church and the period of yankee Western expansion.

In Brigham Young, Ed Breslin distills Young's larger-than-life tale right into a concise, readable biography that specializes in his most important moments and achievements. in contrast to different biographies, Breslin's account neither whitewashes nor sensationalizes Brigham Young's arguable lifestyles. Brigham Young is the suitable primer on Young's monstrous and intricate legacy.

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