The Failed Life of a Mormon Missionary

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A young man's hilarious quest for sex and God. In 1962, Jerry Wonder is a 19-year-old Mormon missionary who leaves South Dakota to save souls in New Zealand. But Elder Wonder is flawed. He is a compulsive masturbator, or in Mormon parlance, a "self-pollinator." Within its comic frame, the novel is revealing of the ways older men stifle and control young men. More

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About Jaron Summers

Jaron Summers has written numerous primetime television and radio programs, including those for HBO, CBS, ACCESS TV and CBC. He conceived the TV and Film Institute of Canada. Funded by the University of Alberta and ITV, Jaron ran the Institute for 12 years, donating his services for ten of those years. Summers mentored dozens of writers and continues to do so. He holds an MFA in TV writing/producing from UCLA and a BA in Communication & Business from Brigham-Young University, where he was editor-in-chief of their award-winning student newspaper The Daily Universe. He has written hundreds of articles, columns and editorials for daily and weekly newspapers and magazines. For a more comprehensive list of Jaron’s works, visit his website, which includes a weekly blog - a collection of short stories, humour pieces, essays and articles that have been published worldwide at Jaron and his wife, Kate, divided their time between Edmonton, Alberta and Bel Air, California.

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danny mister reviewed on on Nov. 14, 2010

Elder Wonder Comes...
A humorous irreverent testimony of Mormonism.
This is the Book of Mormon you want to read.
(reviewed 46 days after purchase)
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