'I Didn't Want to Leave the House, but He Compelled Me To' : A Personal Examination of a Mormon Family
Vol. 10 in the Leonard J. Arrington Mormon History Lecture Series. Logan, Utah
Utah State University Press
This essay tells the story of the difficulties in the family of Parley and Johanna Peterson. They were married in 1903 in the Logan Temple. The events preceding and surrounding their divorce in 1925 portray general conditions in the early twentieth century and in the Mormon West.