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Before the Dawn
Before the Dawn
Author: Dean Hughes
When the bishop calls Leah Sorensen to be Relief Society president, her first impulse is to assume he's joking. "They'd all vote against me if you put my name up," she tells him, "and I'd vote with them." She's prickly and proud, a farm widow who doesn't get along with the town women at all. Why would the Lord want her? Because it's 1932, th...  more »
ISBN-13: 9781590387887
ISBN-10: 1590387880
Publication Date: 8/20/2007
Pages: 336
  • Currently 4.4/5 Stars.

4.4 stars, based on 7 ratings
Publisher: Deseret Book Company
Book Type: Hardcover
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I enjoyed this work of historical fiction. Some of Leah's struggles remind me of my grandmother's. I like the way Dean Hughes weaves historical fact with the story of a reluctant, newly-called Relief Society president. The ending is a little pat, though. Mr. Hughes does like happy endings.