An unwed teen mother faces her father. A man struggles—literally—with his dead father. A housewife suffers from post-calling depression. The son of a polygamist comes to terms with his upbringing. And the list goes on.
In these award-winning stories and a new novella, Todd Robert Petersen takes the reader on expeditions to Utah, Arizona, Brazil, Rwanda, and into the souls of twenty-first-century Mormons caught between their humanity, faith, and church. [from publisher's web site]
Contents: Thorsen's angle -- Now and at the hour of our death -- Long after dark -- Sunday school -- A strange thing to behold -- Quietly -- Plymouth, Utah -- Parables from the New World -- Saved -- When the brightness seems most distant -- Proselytizing -- Redeeming the dead -- The worst part of their lives -- Where it comes from, where it goes -- The charity of silence -- Family history: a novella