“Anxious booksellers were calling Oxford University Press every other day asking when they could get more copies of the book ‘Massacre at Mountain Meadows.’ . . . ‘We couldn’t print them fast enough,’ said Susan Fensten, a publicist for Oxford University Press. . . . With more than 44,000 books sold over so short a time, it has been Oxford’s fastest-selling book over the last few years.” Read more here.
“A vivid, gripping narrative of one of the most notorious mass murders in all American history, and a model for how historians should do their work. This account of a long-controversial horror is scrupulously researched, enriched with contemporary illustrations, and informed by the lessons of more recent atrocities.”
— Daniel Walker Howe , Pulitzer Prize-winning author of What Hath God Wrought: The Transformation of America, 1815–1848