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Vardis Fisher (Annis, Idaho, USA, 1895-1968) was a writer best known for historical novels of the old west and the monumental twelve-volume Testament of Man, novels which depicted episodes in the history of humans from cave man times to the present. He also wrote some non-fiction. State nickname: Gem State Other U.S. States Capital Boise Largest city Boise Governor Dirk Kempthorne (R) Senators {{{Senators}}} Official languages none Area 216,632 km² (14th)  - Land 214,499 km²  - Water 2,133 km² (0. ... 1895 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1968 was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1968 calendar). ...


His novel Mountain Man was the basis of the movie Jeremiah Johnson. The Mothers: An American Saga of Courage told the story of the Donner Party tragedy. Children of God told the history of the Mormons. Tale of Valor is a novel recounting the history of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. Jeremiah Johnson (1972) is a film about the mountain men who hunted for furs, primarily beaver, during the first part of the 19th century. ... The Mothers of Invention were a rock and roll band active from the 1960s to the 1990s. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Donner Party was a group of California-bound American settlers caught up in the westering fever of the 1840s. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Children of God (COG), later known as the Family of Love, the Family and now the Family International, is a new religious movement that started in 1968 in Huntington Beach, California, USA. It was part of the Jesus Movement of the late 1960s, with many... The term Mormon is a colloquial name, most-often used to refer to members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). ... Jump to: navigation, search The Lewis and Clark expedition (1804–1806) was the first United States overland expedition to the Pacific coast and back, lead by Captain Meriwether Lewis and Second Lieutenant William Clark. ...


God or Caesar? is his non-fiction book on how to write.


His father, a hunter, had a working relationship with the Blackfeet Indians of the area. Bear Bull The Blackfoot Confederacy is the collective name of three First Nations in Alberta and one Native American tribe in Montana. ...


One of his hobbies was house building, and he built his own home in the Thousand Springs area of Idaho. He did the wiring, masonry, carpentry, and plumbing himself.

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Bibliography

Novels

  • Pemmican: A Novel of the Hudson's Bay Company (1956)
  • Children of God
  • Mountain Man: A Novel of Male and Female in the Early American West (1965)
  • The Mothers: An American Saga of Courage (1943)
  • Toilers of the Hills
  • Dark Bridwell
  • April: A Fable of Love
  • Forgive Us Our Virtues
  • City of Illusion
  • Tale of Valor
  • Vridar Hunter tetralogy:
    • In Tragic Life
    • Passions Spin the Plot
    • We Are Betrayed
    • No Villain Need Be
  • Testament of Man series:
    • Darkness and the Deep
    • The Golden Rooms
    • Intimations of Eve
    • Adam and the Serpent
    • The Divine Passion
    • The Valley of Vision
    • The Island of the Innocent
    • Jesus Came Again: A Parable

Pemmican is a concentrated food consisting of dried pulverized meat, dried berries, and rendered fat. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Children of God (COG), later known as the Family of Love, the Family and now the Family International, is a new religious movement that started in 1968 in Huntington Beach, California, USA. It was part of the Jesus Movement of the late 1960s, with many... The Mothers of Invention were a rock and roll band active from the 1960s to the 1990s. ...

Short Stories

  • Love or Death

Non-fiction

  • The Neuotic Nightingale
  • God or Caesar?
  • Suicide or Murder?

External links

  • Vardis Fisher: an American atheist author

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Vardis Fisher - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (478 words)
Vardis Alvero Fisher (born March 31, 1895, in Annis, Idaho – died July 9, 1968, in Hagerman, Idaho) was a writer best known for historical novels of the old West and the monumental 12-volume Testament of Man series of novels, depicting the history of humans from cave to civilization.
Fisher had one child with his wife, Leona McMurtrey, who was born September 10, 1917 and died September 8, 1924.
Opal Fisher died in 1995, leaving $237,000 from her estate to the University of Idaho for the creation of a humanities professorship.
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