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  • The Mormon church keeps especially good genealogy (family ancestry) records because adherents believe they can intercede with God on their ancestors’ behalf.
  • "Mormon," he whispers.
    Colleen Hoover  --  Hopeless
  • Sometimes, just before sundown, just as the blue of the sky began darkening to violet, we had these wild, electric-lined, Maxfield Parrish clouds rolling out gold and white into the desert like Divine Revelation leading the Mormons west.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • He knew nothing of Mormonism except the custom of polygamy, which is its foundation.
    Jules Verne  --  Around the World in 80 Days

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  • They both renounced their religions—your mother was a Mormon—but in fact their feelings are still ambiguous.
    Orson Scott Card  --  Ender’s Game
  • Kept seeing the kitchen cockroach, the one I tried to pretend was only a Mormon cricket, Los Alamos’grown.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Crank
  • I shadowed her to Tolkien’s Middle-earth and Rowling’s School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, places no upstanding Mormon should go.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Burned
  • I thought you would be listening to George Beverly Shea or the Mormon Tabernacle Choir—you know, something churchier.
    William P. Young  --  The Shack
  • Interment at Mary Cyr Cemetery on March 21st at 4.00 P.M. Ought to’ve had a special rendition of ’Annie, Won’t You Come by Here’, sung by the Mormon Tabersnackle Choir, Paul thought, and did the Donkey some more.
    Stephen King  --  Misery
  • You’re not a Catholic or a Mormon, are you?
    Tom Clancy  --  The Hunt for Red October

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  • Langdon often reminded his students that most modern religions included stories that did not hold up to scientific scrutiny: everything from Moses parting the Red Sea …. to Joseph Smith using magic eyeglasses to translate the Book of Mormon from a series of gold plates he found buried in upstate New York.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • And, to digress for a moment, especially as there are more of them in this state than there are Mormons, though you never can tell what will happen with this vain generation of young girls, that think more about wearing silk stockings than about minding their mothers and learning to bake a good loaf of bread, and many of them listening to these sneaking Mormon missionaries—and I actually heard one of them talking right out on a street-corner in Duluth, a few years ago, and the…
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Main Street
  • It was that word Saints that had intrigued her; she didn’t know it was a fancy word for Mormon.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Change of Heart
  • In the office of the County Coroner in the northeast corner of the building on Friday, July ninth, one Fred Heit, coroner, a large and broad-shouldered individual with a set of gray-brown whiskers such as might have graced a Mormon elder.
    Theodore Dreiser  --  An American Tragedy
  • If you can sell me, you can convert the Pope to Mormonism.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Glory Road
  • That year, 1871, had marked a change which had been gradually coming in the lives of the peace-loving Mormons of the border.
    Zane Grey  --  Riders of the Purple Sage
  • —Rebel soldiers looted many homes of Mormons near here yesterday.
    Zane Grey  --  The Light of Western Stars
  • Milt Dale, if any one ever corrals you it’ll be Mormons.
    Zane Grey  --  The Man of the Forest
  • But then—oh bliss, sheer bliss!—I turned to Mormonism.
    John Gardner  --  The Sunlight Dialogues
  • HUS BEGAN THE great Mormon grade-grab.
    Michael Lewis  --  The Blind Side
  • The group I ate lunch with included a Jew, a Mormon, a Hindu, a Catholic, and a Lutheran.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe
  • Our young men are drifting away, and the few who return come with ideas opposed to Mormonism.
    Zane Grey  --  The Heritage of the Desert
  • And now Shefford’s keen mind saw something of Mormonism and found it wanting.
    Zane Grey  --  The Rainbow Trail
  • "Well, these Mormon boys stopped by yesterday and I let them in," Misty continued.
    Jill McCorkle  --  Ferris Beach
  • These youths are even duller than the ones from the all-Mormon Deseret Burbclave The boys are wearing tedious black suits.
    Neal Stephenson  --  Snow Crash
  • When I brought up some career possibilities, she told me that the only thing she wanted to do was help fight the Mormon cults that had kidnapped thousands of people in Utah.
    Jeannette Walls  --  The Glass Castle
  • Don’t step on the toes of the dog-lovers, the cat-lovers, doctors, lawyers, merchants, chiefs, Mormons, Baptists, Unitarians, second? generation Chinese, Swedes, Italians, Germans, Texans, Brooklynites, Irishmen, people from Oregon or Mexico.
    Ray Bradbury  --  Fahrenheit 451
  • Here come the Mormons.
    Sarah Dessen  --  This Lullaby
  • Or maybe she’ll accept both of you, and then you’ll have to move to Utah, if the Mormons’ll have you—which I doubt…… All that bothers me is that some one of these days you’re both going to get lickered up and jealous of each other about that two-faced, little, green-eyed baggage, and you’ll shoot each other.
    Margaret Mitchell  --  Gone with the Wind
  • Let the Mormons quit smoking.
    Don DeLillo  --  White Noise
  • Fuchs told me that the sunflowers were introduced into that country by the Mormons; that at the time of the persecution, when they left Missouri and struck out into the wilderness to find a place where they could worship God in their own way, the members of the first exploring party, crossing the plains to Utah, scattered sunflower seed as they went.
    Willa Cather  --  My Antonia
  • There’s no Mormons here.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • Consequently, he was expecting a crayon-scrawled message about evil psychic Martians living among us as Mormons—or the equivalent.
    Dean Koontz  --  Sole Survivor
  • Thoren Smallwood looked more a lord than Mormons did, clad in Ser Jaremy Rykker’s gleaming black mail and embossed breastplate.
    George R.R. Martin  --  A Clash of Kings
  • Not far above the creek bottom the ramp ends, and a crude staircase appears, chiseled into the soft sandstone by Mormon cattlemen nearly a century ago.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • A mormon.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • Rod had not appreciated it at first (he was not familiar with the history of the Mormon pioneers) and had regarded it as a nuisance which interfered with work.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Tunnel In the Sky
  • She was Mormon-born, and she was a friend to poor and unfortunate Gentiles.
    Zane Grey  --  Riders of the Purple Sage
  • More than that, you’ll be going close to the Utah line, and the Mormons over there are unfriendly these days.
    Zane Grey  --  The Rainbow Trail
  • Shefford strolled outside and made the acquaintance of Withers’s helper, a Mormon named Whisner.
    Zane Grey  --  The Rainbow Trail
  • The formal speech, the Biblical references, recalled to the reviving Hare that he was still in the land of the Mormons.
    Zane Grey  --  The Heritage of the Desert
  • I like not the sign of the times, but I am a Mormon; I trust in God.
    Zane Grey  --  The Heritage of the Desert
  • Auntie, have you seen my friends, the Mormon boys?
    Zane Grey  --  The Man of the Forest
  • So they’re not Mormons, I thought.
    Sarah Dessen  --  This Lullaby
  • Trouble between the Mormons and the Gentiles of the community would make her unhappy.
    Zane Grey  --  Riders of the Purple Sage
  • But, Elder, I don’t love the Mormon children any less because I love a Gentile child.
    Zane Grey  --  Riders of the Purple Sage
  • Venters’s stories had been of a long-past generation of Mormons, fanatical, ruthless, and unchangeable.
    Zane Grey  --  The Rainbow Trail
  • But Shefford was more interested in the Mormon.
    Zane Grey  --  The Rainbow Trail
  • As he lay there the strange words of the Mormons linked the hard experience of the last few days with the stern reality of the present.
    Zane Grey  --  The Heritage of the Desert
  • He’s cheated other Mormons.
    Zane Grey  --  The Man of the Forest
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