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Author Harvey, Miles, 1960- author.

Title The king of confidence : a tale of utopian dreamers, frontier schemers, true believers, false prophets, and the murder of an American monarch / Miles Harvey.

Publication Info. New York : Little Brown and Company, 2020.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Byron PL Adult Non Fiction - BYLY-14  289.3 HAR    AVAILABLE
 DeKalb PL Adult Non-Fiction - DKLY-12  977.4 HAR    AVAILABLE
 Harvard Diggins Lib Adult Non-Fiction - HRLY-11  364.163 HAR    AVAILABLE
 Homer Twp PL - Main Adult Non-Fiction - HDBB-1  289.3 HAR    AVAILABLE
 Kankakee PL Third Floor - KKBB-2  B STRANG    AVAILABLE
 Manhattan-Elwood PL Adult Non Fiction - MTBB-2  289.3 HAR    AVAILABLE
 Mt. Carroll Twp PL Stacks - MCLY-14  921 STR    AVAILABLE
 North Suburban PLD Loves Park Adult Biography - NSLY-11  B STRANG, JAMES    DUE 02-16-23
 Rock Island Main Lib Adult Biography - RIPG-1  B STRANG    DUE 02-07-23
 Sycamore PL Adult 2nd Floor - SYLY-12  B STRANG    AVAILABLE

Edition First edition.
Description ix, 401 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary In 1843, James Strang, a charismatic young lawyer and avowed atheist, converted to a burgeoning religious movement known as Mormonism, persuaded hundreds to follow him to Lake Michigan, and declared himself a divine king. This book presents an account of one of the country's boldest con men and the boisterous era that allowed him to thrive.
Subject Strang, James Jesse, 1813-1856.
Church of Jesus Christ (Strangites) -- History -- 19th century.
Mormons -- Michigan -- Beaver Island -- Biography.
Beaver Island (Mich.) -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biographies.
ISBN 9780316463591 (hardcover)
0316463590 (hardcover)

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