Orrin Porter Rockwell: Man of God, Son of Thunder
Schindler, Harold , Dale Bryner(illus.)
Place Published: Salt Lake City, UT
Publisher: University of Utah Press
Date Published: 1966
Edition: First edition
Book Id: 21750
399pp. Quarto [25.5 cm] Gray cloth with a gilt stamped title on the spine, and a gilt stamped vignette on the front cover. Very good condition. The edges of the covers are very subtly faded. There is a previous owner's name on the front pastedown. The dust jacket is in good condition only, with sun faded edges and a heavily faded spine. Former owner's name on the top edge of the front panel. The edges are chipped and creased, particularly at the head of the spine.
Harold Schindler's magnum opus on the life and times of the notorious Orrin Porter Rockwell, bodyguard to both Joseph Smith and Brigham Young and hired assassin of the saints. Schindler spent 6 years delving into the controversies and mysteries surrounding this colorful and controversial figure.