In Grace and Grandeur Thomas G. Alexander unfolds Salt Lake City's story from a wilderness outpost to the metropolitan center chosen as the site for the 2002 Winter Olympics. Since the time Fremont Indians built pithouses near its watercourses, Salt Lake City has offered a home for a succession of peoples who have treasured its beauty and bounty. Grace and Grandeur tells us how and why Letter-day Saints, Catholics, Protestants, Jews, Buddhists and others grappled with a legion of challenges to create a great American city.
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Thomas G. Alexander is the Lemuel Hardison Redd, Jr. Professor of Western American History at Brigham Young University. Among the books Alexander has written are Utah, The Right Place: The Official Centennial History (1995, 1996); Things in Heaven and Earth: The Life and Times of Wilford Woodruff, a Morman Prophet (1991); Mormonism in Transition: A History of the Latter-day Saints, 1890-1930 (1986,1996); and A Clash of Interests: Interior Department and Mountain West, 1863-96 (1997); and with co-author, James Allen, Mormans and Gentiles: A History of Salt Lake City(1984). He lives in Provo with his wife, Marilyn.
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