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A House Full of Females

Plural Marriage and Women's Rights in Early Mormonism, 1835-1870

by Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

Hardcover, 484 pages, Random House Inc, List Price: $35 |

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A House Full of Females
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Plural Marriage and Women's Rights in Early Mormonism, 1835-1870
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Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

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The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of A Midwife's Tale presents a revelatory and deeply intimate exploration of the world of early Mormon women that draws on 19th-century diaries, letters, albums, minute-books and quilts created by first-generation Latter-Day Saints.

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