Blaine Yorgason

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Blaine M. Yorgason (born 1942) is a Latter-day Saint novelist who has also written biographies.

Yorgason was born in Sanpete County, Utah. He graduated from Brigham Young High School and then served an LDS mission primarily in Chicago. Yorgason has a bachelors and masters degrees from Brigham Young University (BYU). He was a seminary teacher with the Church Educational System from 1970-1977 and taught at BYU from 1977-1980.[1]

Among his more notable works are Windwalker which was made into a 1980 film of the same name of the same name and Chester, I Love You (written with his brother Brent Yorgason) which was adapted for film as The Thanksgiving Promise. Yorgason has also written a biography of John Taylor.

Bibliography[edit]

This list of book as far as I can ascertain is a complete list for Blaine Yorgason. Some of these books were co-authored. They include: Brenton Yorgason, Carl Eaton, Tami Yorgason, Sunny Oaks, Richard Schmutz, and Douglas Alder.[2]

  • Miracles and the Latter-day Saint Teenager (1974)
  • Charlie's Monument (1976)
  • Others (1978)
  • Bishop's Horse Race (1979)
  • Massacre At Salt Creek/The Courage Covenant/And Should We Die (1979)
  • Windwalker (1979)
  • A Town Called Charity (1980)
  • The Krystal Promise (1981)
  • Seeker of the Gentle Heart (1982)
  • Double Exposure (1982)
  • Chester, I Love You/The Thanksgiving Promise (1983)
  • Miracle (1983)
  • Brother Brigham's Gold (1984)
  • Ride the Laughing Wind (1984)
  • Shadowtaker (1985)
  • The Loftier Way/Tales From the Book of Mormon (1985)
  • Becoming (1986)
  • Bfpstk and the Smile Song/Into The Rainbow (1986)
  • Seven Days For Ruby (1986)
  • The Eleven Dollar Surgery (1986)
  • The Greatest Quest (1987)
  • In Search of Steenie Bergman (1988)
  • Pardners (1988)
  • The Gospel Power Series (1989) - 12 Pamphlet Books
  • Decision Point (1989)
  • Here Stands a Man (1990)
  • Spiritual Survival in the Last Days (1990)
  • The Warm Spirit (1990)
  • Prayers on the Wind/Storm (1991)
  • Secrets (1992)
  • To Soar With Eagles (1993)
  • Spiritual Progression in the Last Days (1994)
  • Tarred and Feathered (1994)
  • One Tattered Angel (1995)
  • Ascending/Angus Austin Rising (1996)
  • Hearts A Fire: At All Hazards (1997)
  • Hearts A Fire: Fort on the Firing Line (1999)
  • New Evidences of Christ in America (1999)
  • Gabriel's Well (2000)
  • Hearts A Fire: Curly Bill's Gift (2000)
  • Harold B. Lee (2001)
  • Joseph F. Smith (2001)
  • John Taylor (2002)
  • Girl At the Crossing (2002)
  • I Need Thee Every Hour (2003)
  • Finding Mercie (2010)
  • All That Was Promised (2013)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Blaine Yorgason Teacher and Author Brigham Young High School Class of 1961". http://www.byhigh.org. Retrieved 2 August 2012. 
  2. ^ Personal Library of James B. Chase, Jr.