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George Q. Cannon
by Davis Bitton
Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1999 (554p.)
 

Genre:  Biography / Memoir
Summary:
One can scarcely expect to understand the history of Mormonism without knowing George Q. Cannon. Although he was never president of the LDS Church, few surpassed Cannon as a leader, shaper, and defender of nineteenth-century Mormonism.
An impressive human being, George Q. Cannon served faithfully in the efforts to build the kingdom. Among other things, he was a missionary to Hawaii; a journalist, editor, and publisher; a delegate to the U.S. Congress for ten years; the husband of six wives and father of forty-two children; an apostle for more than forty years; and counselor to three presidents of the Church.

Although George Q. Cannon's biography could take up volumes, author David Bitton's one-volume work is true to the remarkable achievements, spirit and life of an exceptional individual. [publisher blurb]

Annotations:
Biography of early Mormon biographer, editor, and publisher.
Included in 60 Significant Mormon Biographies

Awards:
1999 Mormon History Association Best Book Award
1999 Evans Biography Award--Mountain West Center for Regional Studies at Utah State University

More info at publisher website
http://deseretbook.com/store/product?product_id=100011364

HBLL Call No: BX 8670.1 .C163b 1999

Reviewed In:
[Review of] George Q. Cannon: A Biography by Davis Bitton by William A. Wilson






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