“Coauthors Walker, Turley, and Leonard provide the fullest account yet of the darkest chapter in Mormon history . . . An essential acquisition for any western history collection.” Read more.
“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