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by Douglas H. Thayer

Category: United States
Subcategory: Fiction
Author: Douglas H. Thayer
ISBN: 0879053399
ISBN13: 978-0879053390
Language: English
Publisher: Gibbs Smith; 1 edition (July 1, 1989)
Pages: 168
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Wahlquist in Yellowstone. Mr. Wahlquist in Yellowstone. by. Douglas H. Thayer. Peregrine Smith Books.

Wahlquist in Yellowstone.

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Again, Thayer is skillful at using place to develop character. After a tiresomely descriptive tour of the park and a number of flashbacks, the ranger finds the old man dead, the result of a self-devised ritual. "The Gold Mine"" is rather too long but is successfully understated

Douglas Thayer's Mr. Wahlquist in Yellowstone: A Mormon's Christian Response to Wilderness. Mormon Bibliography 1993 Mormon Bibliography 1993.

Douglas Thayer's Mr. Index: Volume 30, Numbers 1-4 Index: Volume 30, Numbers 1-4. Wahlquist in Yellowstone and Other Stories Douglas H. BYU Studies Quarterly, Dec 1990.

Author Douglas H. Salt Lake City: Peregrine Smith Books, 1989. Wahlquist in Yellowstone and Other Stories. This well-designed book with cover an by Royden Card will be warmly welcomed by Douglas Thayer's many readers. The stories are vintage Thayer, well-honed, not recognizably Mormon, but definitively Western.

Douglas H. Thayer (April 19, 1929 – October 17, 2017) was a prominent author in the "faithful realism" movement of Mormon fiction. Wahlquist in Yellowstone (1989). Wasatch: Mormon Stories and a Novella (2011). 471–472 He has been called the "Mormon Hemingway" for his straightforward style and powerful prose. Eugene England called him the "father of contemporary Mormon fiction. Thayer grew up in Provo, Utah, and dropped out of high school to join the army in 1946. He served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) in Germany.

Midvale, UT: Orion Books/Signature, 1983. Wahlquist in Yellowstone

Midvale, UT: Orion Books/Signature, 1983. Salt Lake City, UT: Gibbs Smith, 1989. Douglas Thayer’s stories offer the most powerful examination I have seen of the consequences of our continuing destructive relations to wilderness, and gently point to some alternatives in mature, family- and community-centered living. Thayer grew up in the Rockies, like some of his protagonists, as a deadly little white savage, killing whatever wildlife he could, running wild and swimming naked along the margins of Mormon villages.

Douglas Thayer teaches English at Brigham Young University, where he has served as director of composition .

Douglas Thayer teaches English at Brigham Young University, where he has served as director of composition, chair of creativewriting, associate department chair, and associate dean. He has received various awards for his fiction, including the Karl G. Maeser Creative Arts Award. He is the author of the novel, Summer Fire and two collections of short stories, Mr. Wahlquist in Yellowstone and Under the Cottonwoods and Other Mormon Stories, and has been published in the Colorado Quarterly,Dialogue, Prairie Schooner, and elsewhere

Douglas H. Thayer (born April 19th, 1929) is considered one of the foremost fiction . Thayer (born April 19th, 1929) is considered one of the foremost fiction writers exploring contemporary Mormon life. He has been called the Mormon Hemingway for his straightforward style and powerful prose. Growing up in Provo, Utah, Thayer spent his boyhood largely running free and hunting, fishing, and hiking in the surrounding Wasatch Mountains. His other work includes a second collection of short stories, Mr. Wahlquist in Yellowstone (1989); three novels, Summer Fire (1983), The Conversion of Jeff Williams (2003), The Tree House (2009) (called by one critic the best Mormon novel to date ); and a memoir, Hooligan: A Mormon Boyhood (2007). Thayer papers, MSS 3178 at L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Brigham Young University.

His first collection of stories, Under the Cottonwoods and Other Mormon Stories (1977), is considered a Mormon classic. His other work includes two collections of short stories, Mr. Wahlquist in Yellowstone (1989) and Wasatch: Mormon Stories and a Novella (2011); three novels, Summer Fire (1983), The Conversion of Jeff Williams (2003), The Tree House  .

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