Brenton G. Yorgason

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Brenton G. "Brent" Yorgason is a Latter-day Saint novelist and writer. Many of his works were written in cooperation with his brother Blaine M. Yorgason.

Biography[edit]

Yorgason's most successful work was probably Chester, I Love You which was the basis for the Disney Film The Thanksgiving Promise. He has also written Little Know Evidences of the Book of Mormon a 42 page work defending the historicity of the Book of Mormon.

Yorgason served an LDS mission in Florida and Puerto Rico. He later served in the United States Army in Vietnam and was set apart as a special missionary while there.

Yorgason has bachelors, masters and a Ph.D. from Brigham Young University (BYU).

Brent and his wife Margaret have also written books together and given lectures on marriage and family. They are the parents of nine children.

Yorgason is the founder of The Lighthouse Institute and has been a part time instructor at BYU. As of 2004 he had worked as a marriage and family therapist for seventeen years.

Bibliography[edit]

This list of book as far as I can ascertain is a complete list for Brenton Yorgason. Some of these books were co-authored. They include: Blaine Yorgason, Margaret Yorgason, Wesley Burr, Terry Baker, Kevin Lund, Richard Myers, Frank Herbert, Sonny Detmer, and Donald Mangum. [1]

  • From First Date to Chosen Mate/Dating (1977)
  • Others (1978)
  • Bishop's Horse Race (1979)
  • A Town Called Charity (1980)
  • From Two to One (1981)
  • The Krystal Promise (1981)
  • Creating a Celestial Marriage (1982)
  • From This Day Forth (1982)
  • Marriage and Family Stewardships (1982)
  • Seeker of the Gentle Heart (1982)
  • Chester, I Love You (1983)
  • Miracle (1983)
  • Brother Brigham's Gold (1984)
  • Ride the Laughing Wind (1984)
  • The Loftier Way/Tales From the Book of Mormon (1985)
  • Becoming (1986)
  • Family Knights/Dirty Socks and Shining Armor (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
  • Sacred Intimacy (1989)
  • Beyond the Pearly Gates (1989)
  • Here Stands a Man (1990)
  • Spiritual Survival in the Last Days (1990)
  • Prayers on the Wind/Storm (1991)
  • First Christmas Gift (1991)
  • The Garrity Test (1992)
  • TY: The Ty Detmer Story (1992)
  • Standing Tall: The Shawn Bradley Story (1993)
  • Simeon's Touch (1993)
  • Tarred and Feathered (1994)
  • The Carpenter's Son (1994)
  • Quiet Miracles (1994)
  • On Wings of Love (1995)
  • Amazing Grace (1996)
  • All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Primary (1997)
  • An Angel's Promise (1997)
  • Paradise Creek (1998)
  • Cherished Intimacy (1998)
  • Wing of Words (1998)
  • The Carpenter's Son, Part 2 (1999)
  • Last Stagecoach Robbery (1999)
  • Understanding Death's Passage (2000)
  • Grandma's Apple Tree (2000)
  • From Darkness Into Light (2000)
  • The Story of Ira A Fulton (2001)
  • Life Is So Beautiful: The Mary Lou Fulton Story (2002)
  • Capturing Your Dreams (2003)
  • Little Known Evidences of the Book of Mormon (2003)
  • Man of Vision: The Charles Roy Albright Story (2003)
  • Seamless Lives: The Frank and Betty Newman Martino Story (2004)
  • All About Jim: The James Leo Thynne Story (2004)
  • Restoring Righteous Paths: The Story of Kirk and Paula Wilson Story (2005)
  • No Greater Joy: The Life and Labors of H. Kay Pugmire (2006)
  • One In Thine Hand: The Garth and Eloise Andrus Story (2006)
  • Rori: My Miracle, My Angel (2006)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Personal Library of James B. Chase, Jr.