Across the Sea, Across the Plains
The Epic Account of the Willie & Martin Handcart Companies from Europe to Zion
From the wilds of rural Denmark to the soot-blackened streets of London, one by one, they heard the message. They felt the Spirit’s power. And even as their friends and family turned against them, they held strong to their fledgling faith. These remarkable saints were only beginning their journey—one that would take them from their beloved homes, to a new continent, and on toward Zion.
Join the Martin and Willie handcart pioneers in their epic journey and hear their story as you never have before. With skill and love, Shelli Simmons weaves eye-witness accounts, original documents, and personal testimonies together into one continuous timeline, tracing each tragedy and miracle as it truly occurred.
This enduring story inspires awe and defies description. And now readers young and old can feel these pioneers come to life through this masterful account of trials, unspeakable suffering, and incredible courage. A must-have for any home library!