More Amazing but True Mormon Stories

In More Amazing But True Mormon Stories, Joan Oviatt has an amazing talent for telling historical tales in a tantalizing, interest-grabbing style that saves the identity of the main character to the very end. Readers everywhere loved Amazing But True Mormon StoriesNow she’s done it again! She’s dug deep and researched effectively, assembling more than fifty new Mormon stories about significant but little-known events and people in Mormon history in this fun, highly readable volume.  Stories in this volume include The non-Mormon who saved Nauvoo, The unloved wife who provided 200,000 bushels of wheat to starving Europe, The woman who saved Brigham Young’s life with mouth-to-mouth resuscitation, The Maori prophet who foretold the coming of Mormon missionaries, The Mormon doctor whose ideals led to the carving on Mt. Rushmore, and The Mormon choir that sang mass for Catholic services. Both books are highly entertaining and manage to reveal a lot of interesting insights on early and more recent Latter-day Saint history.

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    by Joan Oviatt

    Topics: Mormon history, Mormon stories, true accounts, prophecy, testimony, humor, heroes, heroines, Santa Claus, Ku Klux Klan, Joseph Smith, Brigham Young, Parley P. Pratt, J. Golden Kimball, Emmeline Wells

    Joan Oviatt has an amazing talent for telling historical tales in a tantalizing, interest-grabbing style that saves the identity of the main character to the very end. Readers everywhere loved Amazing But True Mormon StoriesNow she’s done it again! She’s dug deep and researched effectively, assembling more than fifty new Mormon stories about significant but little-known events and people in Mormon history in this fun, highly readable volume: More Amazing But True Mormon Stories.

    She shares varies tales as:

    Do Your Homework!

    The Unpopular Girl

    Santa Claus Versus the Ku Klux Klan

    That Face

    An Effective Speaker

    Ephraim Humor

    Lively Spirits

    The Bear Lake Monsters

    Monument to Dreams

    The Unusual Speaker

    Musical Identity

    Hero for Peace

    Super Star

    The Mysterious Substance

    Playing with Guns

    A Wild West Tale

    Reverse Psychology

    A New Trend

    Healing Stones

    The Red Ghost

    The Man Who Got Coal for Christmas

    The Kid Who Drove Cars

    Tale of the Dead Coyote

    The Death Prophecy

    Put Them Right

    Half a World Away

    The Cooperative Choir

    A Modern Woman

    The Runaway

    Evicted From Their Town

    The Gospel According to Gibson

    Parley and the Bull Dog

    Rebel with a Cause

    The Promised Babe

    Frontier M.D.

    Emergency at the Virgin Ditch

    The Big Mine

    The Non-Mormon Who Saved Nauvoo

    The Unloved Woman

    Ghost in the Picture

    Heavenly First Aid

    The Naughty Boy

    Maori Prophecy

    Test of Brotherhood

    Japanese Land

    Taters and Testimony

    Attack of the Dead Cat

    Tale of the Buckskin Pants

    Escape from Liberty

    No Place to Lose a Cow

    He Spoke with Humor and Persuasive Power

    J. Golden and the Brass Band

    He Couldn’t Be Broken

    The Iceberg

    The Cripple Who Wanted to Serve a Mission

    Treat yourself and those around you to hours of reading enjoyment by delving into these lively tales preserved in More Amazing But True Mormon Stories.

    6″ x 9″ paperback

    172 pages