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Alistair Dodley, an English emigrant, dies in a mining disaster outside Kellogg, Idaho, in 1924, leaving his wife with four mouths to feed, including their twin boys and four-year-old daughter, Doreen. Doreen, who endures the withering criticism of her mother, grows up shy but intelligent in what is essentially a non-religious home. A classmate at school even accuses her o ...more
Paperback, 502 pages
Published February 19th 2013 by CreateSpace (first published February 4th 2013)
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David J. Larkin, Jr. (1948- ) was born in Spokane, Washington, but grew up in Las Vegas, Nevada. He served as a Mormon missionary in Brazil (1969-1971), where, in the waning hours of his time there, he had a revelation. That revelation--an answer to the question, "What is truth?"--is the subject of his novel, THE BOOK OF THOMPSON: A Mormon Tragedy, available through Amazon.

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