Contributor biographical information for Devil's gate : Brigham Young and the great Mormon handcart tragedy / David Roberts.


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David Roberts is the author of seventeen books on mountaineering, adventure, and the history of the American Southwest. His essays and articles have appeared in National Geographic, National Geographic Adventure, and The Atlantic Monthly, among other publications. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Mormon pioneers -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century.
Mormon handcart companies -- History -- 19th century.
Mormons -- Migrations -- History -- 19th century.
Disasters -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century.
Overland journeys to the Pacific.
Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.)
Young, Brigham, -- 1801-1877.
Mormons -- West (U.S.) -- Biography.