Borrowed Trousers, Diary of a Mormon Missionary, Volume II of In Polygamy's Shadow
by Maggie Rayner
A JOURNAL, KEPT SECRET
Borrowed Trousers, Diary of a Mormon Missionary draws the reader into the thoughts and feelings of a cowboy from Alberta serving a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Texas and Louisiana, from 1937 to 1939. He suffers hardship and sickness, and falls in love while the woman he had planned to marry waits at home.