Item #7389 The Giant Joshua. Maurine Whipple.

The Giant Joshua

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1941. First Edition. 633pp. Octavo [21 cm] Light blue cloth with the title dark blue on the front board and backstrip. Very good/Very good. Minor rubbing to extremities of spine faded jacket. Item #7389

Celebrated novel on a polygamous wife's life in Territorial southern Utah. "One of the most hackneyed phrases in literary promotion is that the work in question can be considered 'the great ____ novel.' Many Western nationalities and cultures do have a work that stands eloquently symbolic of the place, time, and people, but pretentious causalities are strewn along the steep path toward literary immortality. By fairly general acclamation Whipple's story of Mormon pioneering and polygamous family relationships in southern Utah comes the closest to being considered the great Mormon novel." - Saunders 40.

Price: $75.00

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