The Giant Joshua

By: Whipple, Maurine

Price: $20.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Text is clean. Cover shows normal wear, light rubbing along bottom text edge. Dust jacket shows some edgewear, chipping at head of spine. DJ spine shows light sunfading. Faint beverage ring on front panel of DJ. Traces of previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper. ; This novel of 19th century Mormon living, written from the perspective of a Mormon wife, was not well received by the Mormon Church. The Church claimed that the depiction of polygamy was harsh and innaccurate. The author, herself the descendent of polygamous marriages, was praised in literary circles outside Utah for this novel. [VanMeter, America in Historical Fiction, 287 (The Age of Expansion, 1783-1860 - The Plains and Mountain States) ]; 7.90 X 5.70 X 1.70 inches

Title: The Giant Joshua

Author Name: Whipple, Maurine

Categories: Fiction,

Publisher: Boston, MA, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1941

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket

Seller ID: 25259