Set in the 1860s at Utah's Dixie Mission, "The Giant Joshua" is the deeply moving story of a far-flung outpost in the desert where a band of Mormons, like the giant Joshua, fight to survive in an arid land. A young Mormon girl--innocent, tender, courageous--finds herself torn between fear of her older husband and love for his son; between her ...Read MoreSet in the 1860s at Utah's Dixie Mission, "The Giant Joshua" is the deeply moving story of a far-flung outpost in the desert where a band of Mormons, like the giant Joshua, fight to survive in an arid land. A young Mormon girl--innocent, tender, courageous--finds herself torn between fear of her older husband and love for his son; between her passionate faith in the stern tenets of Mormonism and her equally passionate desire for beauty and gaiety. Considered a classic in historical fiction, "The Giant Joshua" was first published by Houghton Mifflin in 1941. Distributed for Western Epics Publishing.Read Less
Fair. Some wear and tearing to dust jacket, some large pieces missing, corners clipped. Binding partly split at inside front cover, all pages intact. Page edges deckled with notable chipping, speckling, and discoloration. Text clean. Suitable as a reading copy if handled with care. All proceeds from purchases from BooksKC go to benefit the Rehabilitation Institute of Kansas City, a nonprofit organization which provides job services, training, and employment to individuals with disabilities.
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