Quicksand and Cactus: A Memoir of the Southern Mormon Frontier
Place Published: Salt Lake City, UT
Publisher: Howe Brothers Publishers
Date Published: 1982
Edition: First edition
Book Id: 17459
342pp. Octavo [23 cm] Red cloth. Fine. The dust jacket is in very good condition. It is heavily rubbed, and has a few chips in the edges.
Illustrated. Historian Dale Morgan started urging Brooks to write this work in the mid-forties. Memoir by the renowned and highly respected Western historian. Descended from Southern Utah pioneers who were sent to colonize Utah's Dixie, Juanita Brooks grew up among the red rock country of Southern Utah. Brooks is best known for her groundbreaking histories of the Mountain Meadows Massacre and John D. Lee.