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  • RED WATER. by Freeman, Judith.
    Freeman, Judith.
    RED WATER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Pantheon, (2002) dj. Hardcover first edition - "On Sept 11, 1857, a group of 120 emigrants en route to California was attacked and slaughtered by Mormon settlers and their Indian allies. The lives of 17 children under the age of seven were spared. Twenty years later, John D. Lee, a Mormon and a participant in the massacre, was executed by a firing squad at the same spot and thus entered history as the scapegoat for all those responsible for what came to be known as the Mountain Meadows Massacre. Red Water is the story of the life of John D. Lee as told by three of his nineteen wives." Map. Author's note. 324 pp. ISBN: 0-375-420924.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 57921
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  • RED WATER. by Freeman, Judith.
    Freeman, Judith.
    RED WATER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Pantheon, (2002) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - "On Sept 11, 1857, a group of 120 emigrants en route to California was attacked and slaughtered by Mormon settlers and their Indian allies. The lives of 17 children under the age of seven were spared. Twenty years later, John D. Lee, a Mormon and a participant in the massacre, was executed by a firing squad at the same spot and thus entered history as the scapegoat for all those responsible for what came to be known as the Mountain Meadows Massacre. Red Water is the story of the life of John D. Lee as told by three of his nineteen wives." SIGNED on the title page. Map. Author's note. 324 pp. ISBN: 0-375-420924.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 60890
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  • RED WATER. by Freeman, Judith.
    Freeman, Judith.
    RED WATER.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Pantheon, (2002). First edition - "On Sept 11, 1857, a group of 120 emigrants en route to California was attacked and slaughtered by Mormon settlers and their Indian allies. The lives of 17 children under the age of seven were spared. Twenty years later, John D. Lee, a Mormon and a participant in the massacre, was executed by a firing squad at the same spot and thus entered history as the scapegoat for all those responsible for what came to be known as the Mountain Meadows Massacre. Red Water is the story of the life of John D. Lee as told by three of his nineteen wives." SIGNED on the title page. Author's note. 324 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 59244
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  • SHARING THE SAME BOWL: A Socioeconomic History of Women and Class in Accra, Ghana. by Robertson, Claire C.
    Robertson, Claire C.
    SHARING THE SAME BOWL: A Socioeconomic History of Women and Class in Accra, Ghana.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    Bloomington: University of Michigan Press, (1990). "A groundbreaking theoretical exploration of the relationship between class formation and gender based on intensive study of the recent historical experience of Ghanaian market women." Photographs, charts and graphs. Prologue, blbiography, index. xv, 299 pp. ISBN: 0-472064444.

    Condition: Very good in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 55779
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  • Sacre'-Coeur, Sister Marie-Andreus du.
    THE HOUSE STANDS FIRM: Family Life in West Africa.

    Edition: First US printing.

    Milwaukee, Wisconsin: The Bruce Publishing Co., (1962.) dj. First edition - Translated from the French by Alba I. Zizzamia. - the first book by the author, who was a White Sister missionary nurse and worked for many years in Francophone West Africa, to appear in English. Covers West African family life, customs, education with a special emphasis on the role and importance of African women. Index. xviii, 239 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (some rubbing to the dj.)

    Book ID: 36405
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  • Spencer,Clarissa Young with Mabel Harmer.
    ONE WHO WAS VALIANT.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    Caldwell, ID: Caxton Printers, 1940. dj. Hardcover - An affectionate memoir of Brigham Young and his household, written by his daughter (his 51st out of 56 children, who was born in 1860). Includes an interesting account of life as a child in the Beehive House, where she lived with her mother, and information on the growth of the Mormon population in Utah with the arrival of immigrants from Europe, etc. Illustrated with photographs. 279 pp.

    Condition: Ex-library with markings and some wear to the blue cloth covers (corners reinforced with cloth tape), no dj, but still a good reading copy - sturdy binding, contents clean.

    Book ID: 37368
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  • Turner, Wallace.
    THE MORMON ESTABLISHMENT.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1966. dj. Hardcover - Described as 'a friendly, yet frank and critical examination' of the Mormons - or, to use their preferred name - the Latter-Day Saints - as they stand today. Includes chapters devoted to the Mormon doctrine on the inferiority of Negroes and also on polygamy, once a central doctrine of the church, now officially outlawed, yet still practiced. the history of the Mormons in the US is inextricably linked with the history of the westward movement. Illustrated, index. 343 pp.

    Condition: Very good in good dust jacket (chip on back cover of dj, other edgewear.)

    Book ID: 30890
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  • DESERT WIVES: A Lena Jones Mystery. by Webb, Betty.
    Webb, Betty.
    DESERT WIVES: A Lena Jones Mystery.

    Edition: First printing.

    Scottsdale, AZ: Poisoned Pen Press, (2003). SIGNED hardcover first edition - The second mystery featuring private investigator Lena Jones, who helps thirteen year old Rebecca escape from Purity, a polygamy compound in a desolate area straddling the Utah - Arizona border. SIGNED on the title page. Author's note 300 pp. ISBN: 1-590580303.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 69229
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  • DESERT NOIR: A Lena Jones Mystery. by Webb, Betty.
    Webb, Betty.
    DESERT NOIR: A Lena Jones Mystery.

    Edition: First printing.

    Scottsdale, AZ: Poisoned Pen Press, (2001) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first mystery introducing Scottsdale private investigator Lena Jones, a survivor of dozens of foster homes, who becomes involved in investigating the murder of a gallery owner. SIGNED on the title page. 252 pp. ISBN: 1-590580303.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 69355
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  • A JOURNEY TO THE END OF THE MILLENNIUM. by Yehoshua, A. B.
    Yehoshua, A. B.
    A JOURNEY TO THE END OF THE MILLENNIUM.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Doubleday, (1999) dj. Hardcover first edition - "A Novel of the Middle Ages" Set in 999, this is the story of Ben Attar, a Jewish merchant. "Accompanied by a rabbi, both his wives, and Abu Lutfi, [he] sails to Paris, where he hopes to persuade his nephew's wife that his marriage to two women is both legally and morally permissible. Yehoshua's tale is more than just a travelog through the Europe of the 10th century; it is also a meditation on religion, law, and the differences between the European Sephardic tradition and that of the Middle Eastern Ashkenazic Jews--differences that echo the current social and ideological conflicts within Israel today." Translated from the Hebrew by Nicholas De Lange. 309 pp. Map endpapers. ISBN: 0-385488823.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 72220
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