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Elder Wonder Comes of Age
When you're a healthy, young and eager Morman missionary like Jerry Wonder, New Zealand looks like the answer to a virgin's prayer - a country full of soups ripe for the picking. But the young man's virtue is relentlessly under siege from the bishop's daughter, the mission president's wife and housekeeper, and, most disturbing of all, from the insistent probing of one of t ...more
Published September 8th 2010 by Bev Editions
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This book is an enjoyable romp with a naive young man who is trying to please everyone in his life but himself. Of interest is the fact that these people include, in addition to the usual suspects (Mum, Dad and girlfriend) the highest and the lowest in the Mormon hierarchy. Our hero, Jerry Wonder, invites us to be witness to his journey from confusion to certainty as a missionary, or in Mormonese, an "elder". In New Zealand, where Jerry travels to bring the truth to the unsaved, we learn more (p ...more