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Posted: Thursday, August 5, 2010 9:54 am

SALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake City bookseller Deseret Book says it will publish the official biography of Mormon church President Thomas S. Monson in September.

Deseret Book President and CEO Sheri Dew announced the book's release on Thursday. The 608-page volume goes on sale Sept. 27.

Award-winning author and screenwriter Heidi S. Swinton wrote the book, which is titled, "To the Rescue: The Biography of Thomas S. Monson."

The 82-year-old Monson is the 16th president of Utah-based Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Head of the 13.5-million member faith since 2008.

Deseret Book is a church-owned publishing company.

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