King of Beaver Island: The Life and Assassination of James Jesse Strang
Place Published: Urbana, IL
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Date Published: 1988
Edition: First edition
Condition: Near fine
Book Id: 47772
335pp. Octavo [23.5 cm] Green cloth with a gilt stamped on the backstrip.
After the martyrdom of Joseph Smith, a small group of saints headed by James Strang headed north and eventually settled at Beaver Island on Lake Michigan. James Strang ran the island as a personal kingdom even being dubbed "King Strang."