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Denice Turner's "Worthy" On Wednesday's Access Utah

University of Nevada Press

Former Cache Valley resident Denice Turner has released a new book. “Worthy” is a memoir of loss and the search for acceptance. Raised in a Mormon household, she strives to find her place in the Church, and longs to be worthy of her mother’s love. When her mother dies in a suspicious house fire, Turner is forced to face the stories she has inherited. Contemplating the price of worthiness, she grapples with the mystery of her mother’s death, seeking to understand her mother’s battle with chronic pain.

Denice Turner will be signing copies of her book on Saturday May 30, 2015, from 3:00-5:00 pm at Bill and Carol Strong’s House 947 Sumac Drive, Logan.

Turner is a specialist in life story. She received her PhD from the University of Nevada, Reno, and teaches at Black Hills State University. She lives in Spearfish, South Dakota, and is in Logan for events related to her book. She joins us in studio for Wednesday’s AU.

 

Tom Williams worked as a part-time UPR announcer for a few years and joined Utah Public Radio full-time in 1996. He is a proud graduate of Uintah High School in Vernal and Utah State University (B. A. in Liberal Arts and Master of Business Administration.) He grew up in a family that regularly discussed everything from opera to religion to politics. He is interested in just about everything and loves to engage people in conversation, so you could say he has found the perfect job as host “Access Utah.” He and his wife Becky, live in Logan.