In 598 B.C., Lehi learned from the prophet Jeremiah that Nebuchadnezzar's army would besiege Jerusalem. Horrified, Lehi made plans to protect his family and avoid captivity. Later, when his life was threatened for preaching, the Lord instructed Lehi to take his family and go into the wilderness.
This novel portrays Lehi's profession as a merchant caravaneer, his prophetic mission in Jerusalem, his long travels, his sons' brass plates episode, and his exquisite spiritual revelations.
Lehi's dangerous journey into the desert by camel caravan not only b rought dangers and physical hardships, but resulted in powerful heavenly manifestations. This novel relives that journey with warmth and candor. [publisher's blurb]