Michael Durham

Michael S. Durham has been a longtime correspondent and editor for Life magazine and an editor in chief for Americana magazine. He has consistently nurtured a fascination for Mormon and western American history. His books include Powerful Days, Guide to Ancient Native American Sites, The Desert States and Miracles of Mary. Durham is a graduate of Harvard College and lives in upstate New York.

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Desert Between the Mountains

Durham, Michael
Henry Holt and Co.

On July 24, 1847, a band of Mormon pinoneers descended into the Salt Lake Valley. Having crossed the Great Plains and hauled their wagons over the Rocky...

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