Riding in the Shadows of Saints: A Woman's Story of Motorcycling the Mormon Trail ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Jana Richman

Riding in the Shadows of Saints: A Woman's Story of Motorcycling the Mormon Trail

eBookMall Preferred Publisher
Crown Publishing Group
Publication date: March 2010
ISBN: 9780307544193
Digital Book format: ePub (Adobe DRM)

Buy ePub

Our price:
$9.99
GET THIS EBOOK
FOR FREE!
Join our Facebook sweepstake, share and
get 10 likes. Winners
get notified in 24H!
Searching for Faith, Family, and Inner Peace on the Back of a Motorcycle

Between 1846 and 1866, about 50,000 Mormons traveled the Mormon trail, burying more than 6,000 of the faithful along the way. Four generations ago, seven of Jana Richman's eight great-great grandmothers walked all or part of the 1,300-mile trek, from Nauvoo, Illinois, on the Mississippi River to Salt Lake City. Traveling on faith and little else, they endured unfathomable hardships-bitter cold, extreme heat, mud, icy river crossings, blizzards, buffalo stampedes, disease, hunger, and exhaustion—never stopping until they reached their promised land where they could be free to practice a religion that few outsiders understood and many violently condemned.

One hundred and fifty years later, Jana Richman packs maps and a laptop computer on the back of a motorcycle and follows the route of her ancestors, searching for the peace and faith the women before her carried with so much confidence. Jana also searches for a clearer understanding of how her devoutly Mormon mother is able to reconcile an independent spirit and enormous inner strength with her intense belief in a patriarchal institution.

Riding into the nation's heartland, visiting graveyards, chatting with missionaries, and soaking in the rituals of the faith she so casually shrugged off as a teenager, Richman begins to unravel her family’s mysteries and confront her own long-held prejudices about the Mormon Church.


From the Trade Paperback edition.
Please sign in to review this product.
Devices:
Riding in the Shadows of Saints ePub (Adobe DRM) can be read on any device that can open ePub (Adobe DRM) files.

File Size:
2076 Kb
Language:
ENG
Copy From Text:
Disabled.
Printing:
Disabled.
Other books by Jana Richman
The Ordinary Truth ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Jana Richman
The Ordinary Truth
Jana Richman
Torrey House Press, November 2012
ISBN: 9781937226060
Format: ePub
List Price: $16.95 Our price: $12.99
The Last Cowgirl ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Jana Richman
The Last Cowgirl
Jana Richman
HarperCollins e-books, October 2009
ISBN: 9780061257193
Format: ePub
Our price: $9.99