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Summary: Stevo and Bob are two friends fresh out of college who sport mohawks and blue hair, listen to hardcore music, and try to live up to their own anarchist ideals while figuring out what to do with their lives in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Video 1999

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY SLC

Summary: After assuming the identity of a small town sheriff, an outlaw and his brother take on a devious Army officer who wants to steal land from Mormon settlers; on a quest to become the most notorious bandits in the West, two outlaw brothers unwittingly become heroes.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Hen's Tooth Video 2007

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1 available in Western DVDs, Call number: DVD WESTERN TRI

Henry, Katie

Summary: Ellis Kimball, sixteen, whose anxiety disorder causes her to prepare for the imminent end of the world, meets Hannah, who claims to know when it will happen.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC HEN

Roberts, David

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 978.02 ROB

Wariner, Ruth.

Summary: The true story of one girl's coming-of-age in a polygamist family. Ruth Wariner was the thirty-ninth of her father's forty-two children. Growing up on a farm in rural Mexico, where authorities turn a blind eye to the practices of her community, Ruth lives in a ramshackle house without indoor plumbing or electricity. At church, preachers teach that God will punish the wicked by destroying the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2016

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Summary: In this follow-up to "God's Army," "States of Grace" tells the story of a homeless street preacher, a gang banger, an aspiring actress, and two young missionaries whose lives intersect in an unforgettable story of grace and hope.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Main Street Movie Co. 2006

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA STA

Evenson, Brian

Summary: When Rudd, a troubled teenager, embarks on a school research project, he runs across the secret Mormon ritual of blood sacrifice, and its role in a 1902 murder committed by the grandson of Brigham Young. Along with his newly discovered half-brother, Rudd becomes swept up in the psychological and atavistic effects of this violent, antique ritual.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Coffee House Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC EVE

Summary: Set in 1985. Revolves around two very different men with AIDS, one fictional, one fictionalized. Roy Cohn personifies all the hypocrisy, delusion and callousness of the official response to the plague. Nothing shakes Roy's lack of empathy: even on his death bed, he's fighting with his gay nurse and taunting the woman he helped put to death, Ethel Rosenberg. The other patient is Prior Walter,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Video 2004

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA ANG

Summary: This series covers America's history from the age of Pre-Columbian Native Americans, through European discovery, colonization, independence, the forging of a young nation, and the settling of the American frontier. Students will look at the history of the United States from a new perspective, as they explore the events that have shaped modern American society. Professor Linwood Thompson is the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Teaching Company 1996

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973 EAR
2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: DVD 973 EAR PART 1
Call number: DVD 973 EAR PART 2

Harrison, Mette Ivie

Summary: Mormon bishop's wife Linda Wallheim is stunned to learn her son Kenneth has gotten engaged to a young woman from a polygamous family. Naomi Carter may have left the religion she grew up in, but the Carters will still be the Wallheims' in-laws once Kenneth and Naomi are married. Stephen Carter, Naomi's father and the patriarch of the Carter clan, invites the Wallheims over to the Carter family...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC HAR

McClure, Marcia Lynn

Summary: "Youthful beauty, naive innocence, a romantic imagination thirsting for adventure--an apt description of Vaden Valmont, who would soon find the adventure and mystery she had always longed to experience--in the form of a man--a somber recluse, Ransom Lake"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2017

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC MCC

Stone, Laura

Summary: Adam Young is a devout Mormon whose life is all planned out for him, by both his strict father and his church. He follows the path they've established for him, going off to his mission in Barcelona, Spain, and realizes that his life may not follow the trajectory already chosen for him. His mission companion, Brandon Christensen, is a handsome, enthusiastic practitioner on the surface. But as...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Interlude Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STO

Van Sciver, Noah

Summary: "Noah Van Sciver is haunted by the house at 133 ____ Street, or as his brothers rechristened it "One Dirty Tree." This sprawling dilapidated New Jersey house was his first home and the site of formative experiences. Growing up in a big, poor, Mormon family--surrounded by comic-books, eight siblings, bathtubs full of dirty dishes--Noah's childhood exerts a powerful force on his present day...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Uncivilized Books 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 741.5 VAN

Van Noord, Roger

Summary: A skeptical follower of James Jesse Strang once wrote: "No man can serve two masters. You cannot serve a temporal king and a republican government at the same time. The thing is preposterous." And yet, under Strang, such a system survived in Michigan for six years. This book traces the life and assassination of King Strang, the extraordinary Mormon leader who, in the 1850s, created a literal...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Michigan Press 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 STRANG, JAMES JESSE

Ulrich, Laurel Thatcher

Summary: "A stunning and sure-to-be controversial book that pieces together, through more than two dozen nineteenth-century diaries, letters, albums, minute-books, and quilts left by first-generation Latter-day Saints, or Mormons, the never-before-told story of the earliest days of the women of Mormon "plural marriage," whose right to vote in the state of Utah was given to them by a Mormon-dominated...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 289.309 ULR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 289.309 ULR

Summary: Tom Bodett explores the trails that extended America's frontiers. He follows the footsteps and wagon ruts of rugged pioneers, dauntless homesteaders, reclusive mountain men, and stop-at-nothing gold hunters as they explored, settled, and worked the new land.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Questar 2002

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6 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.3 AME 1
Call number: 917.3 AME 2
Call number: 917.3 AME 3
Call number: 917.3 AME 4
Call number: 917.3 AME 5
Call number: 917.3 AME 6

Weisgarber, Ann

Summary: In the inhospitable lands of the Utah Territory, during the winter of 1888, thirty-seven-year-old Deborah Tyler waits for her husband, Samuel, to return home from his travels as a wheelwright. It is now the depths of winter, Samuel is weeks overdue, and Deborah is getting worried. Deborah lives in Junction, a tiny town of seven Mormon families scattered along the floor of a canyon, and she...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Skyhorse Publishing 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Weisgarber 2019

McConkie, Bruce R.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bookcraft 1966

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 289.3 MCC

Brooks, Joanna

Summary: Story about leaving behind the innocence of childhood belief and embracing the complications and heartbreaks that come to every adult life of faith. Explores the author's journey through her faith, and the experience of being a Mormon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 289.3092 BRO

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BROOKS, JOANNA BRO

Weisgarber, Ann

Summary: "Utah, 1888. Mormon country. As Sister Deborah awaits her husband's long-anticipated return home, a stranger arrives at her doorstep, and with him, trouble. Although this man is a fellow Latterday Saint, he wouldn't be here in the bitter month of January if he weren't on the run from something terrible. And where he goes, lawmen are sure to follow. Lawmen who wouldn't think twice about burning...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: Henry Heath, a grieving lawman whose daughter has recently died, is assigned custody of the ghoulish Jean Baptiste, a notorious robber of 300 graves. Against the perilous Utah desert terrain, the contempt of an entire community, and his own prejudice, Heath must somehow keep a marked man alive.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Monterey Media 2012

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Redemption 2011

Bray, Carys

Summary: "The six members of the Bradley family have always been close. But in the wake of a tragedy that leaves a hole in the very center of their lives, they suddenly find themselves coming apart. Claire, a convert to the Mormon faith, is so shattered by what'shappened that she can't even bring herself to get out of bed. Her husband, Ian, however is more secure in his belief that everything happens...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRA

Ebershoff, David.

Summary: The story of Ann Eliza Young's crusade against polygamy interwines with a tale of murder involving a polygamist family in present-day Utah.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2008

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC EBE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Ebe

Johnson, Craig

Summary: When a lost Mormon boy wanders into Absaroka County, Wyoming sheriff Walt Longmire teams up with feisty deputy Victoria Moretti and longtime friend Henry Standing Bear on a high plains scavenger hunt that leads them to a violent interstate polygamy group.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Johnson 2013