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WILLIAM E. HILL. The Mormon Trail, Yesterday and Today

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WILLIAM E. HILL. The Mormon Trail, Yesterday and Today. Utah State University Press. Paperback, 216 pages, $20.95, usupress.com.

Part history, part resource book, part guide, part photographic essay, this book is essential for readers of all ages and interest levels in the Mormon movement west. Hill introduces the development of the Mormons, their early history, and the characteristics of their migration using early maps, guides, and diaries. Over 240 historic and modern illustrations by Piercy, Simons, Savage and others help to describe the journey. Information about related historic sites, centers and museums are included.