The following summarizes the new BYU Studies book Martin Harris: Uncompromising Witness of the Book of Mormon by Susan Easton Black and Larry C. Porter. The hardcover book is available on the BYU Studies website for $24.95.
Martin Harris: Uncompromising Witness of the Book of Mormon reveals the compelling story of a man who had seen angels and knew Joseph Smith was a prophet but who nevertheless struggled to keep his faith in the prophetic calling of Joseph Smith and the restoration of the gospel of Jesus Christ. His is a story of fascination with worldly honors, flirtations with apostasy, and pride that nearly cost him the joy of his later years in the West. It is the biography of a witness who clung tenaciously to his testimony of the Book of Mormon.