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: 24481
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 covers are subtly faded. The dust jacket is in good condition only, with sun fading and creasing. The edges are mildly bumped, rubbed and chipped. Small chips in the fold of the front inside flap have been backed with a piece of clear tape that measures 3 inches. There is a 5 inch closed tear in the top edge of the rear panel that has also been backed with clear tape.
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.