Levi Peterson is one of the most important LDS authors of the 20th century. His book entitled “The Backslider” is perhaps the most significant piece of Mormon fiction ever written. This is his story.
Part 1: The Early Years
Part 2: Mom, Mission and School
Part 3: The Fruits of Anxiety
Part 4: The Backslider
Part 5: Cowboy Jesus and Mormon Literature/Art
Part 6: Juanita Brooks, Sunstone and Mormon Liberalism
Part 7: The Chicken Story, Eugene England and Final Thoughts