Maurine Whipple

MAURINE WHIPPLE (1903–1992) was a novelist, essayist, and short story author best known for her historical novel The Giant Joshua (1941). She also created the illustrated guide This is the Place: Utah (1945) and wrote articles that appeared in Life, Look, Collier’s, and Saturday Evening Post. A Craving for Beauty: The Collected Writings of Maurine Whipple (edited by Veda Hale, Andrew Hall, and Lynne Larson) was recently published by By Common Consent Press.

Mormon Saga

Articles/Essays – Volume 53, No. 4

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They Did Go Forth

Articles/Essays – Volume 24, No. 4

Tildy Elizabeth sat by the cradle, Book of Mormon open on her knee. One hand rocked absently while the other traced in painful concentration the small print, dim in the yellow lamplight. Some time ago…

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