Harold Schindler has been associated with the Salt Lake Tribune in various capacities since 1945. Shortly after the first edition of this book was published, he became a found (and charter Vice-President) of the Utah Westerners, an organization of scholars, writers, and dedicated enthusiasts founded upon fellowship and a commin interest in the history of Utah and the heritage of the west. In 1967 Orrin Porter Rockwell was awarded the prestigious Award of Merit of the American Association for State and Local History.
Dale Bryner, whose stunning illustrations continue to enhance the narrative of this second edition, is a professor of art at Weber State College in Ogden, Utah. He is a photographer, painter and designer as well, who has worked and studied abroad during seven extended visits, including an entire year's sabbatical in Japan. Recently he has created a number of architectural glass designs for business establishments throughout the Salt Lake Valley.
One chapter into this book and I sense the author is an an insecure Mormon attempting to walk the fine line between writing truth and excommunication. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Lindsay Meyers
Orrin Porter Rockwell (OPR) was a young friend of the Prophet Joseph Smith, first prophet of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (LDS) who organized the LDS church in... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Gregory Ervin
I have many, many Orrin Porter Rockwell books. He truly was a "Man of God and a Son of Thunder" It will stay in my collection of books about him!Published 9 months ago by William G. Ellis
I wanted to know more about this man. It told it from a very good point of interest. good book.Published 11 months ago by janet a. dalton
I really liked this book. Porter was a very interesting man who lived an interesting life. A real good read.Published 18 months ago by Todd C. Poulton
I find this man amazing in the first place. I felt like this book was a great, non-biased commentary on the man.Published 18 months ago by Denette Davis
I was reading this book along with several other books at the time, but kept returning to this one--I found it to be well researched and very objective about Orrin Porter... Read morePublished 19 months ago by Jean A. Haugen
The history was very good. The only problem I had was the type was to small and made it hard to read. But I did struggle through.Published 20 months ago by Mary C. Campbell
Good reading and excellent account of Orrin Porter Rockwell from birth to death.A must have for anyone interested in the life of Rockwell.Published 21 months ago by aaron sorensen