With the trademark wisdom, humor, and honesty that made Anne Lamott's book on faith, Traveling Mercies, a runaway bestseller, Plan B: Further Thoughts on Faith is a spiritual antidote to anxiety and despair in increasingly fraught times. The world is a more dangerous place than it was when Lamott's Traveling Mercies was published five years ago. ...Read MoreWith the trademark wisdom, humor, and honesty that made Anne Lamott's book on faith, Traveling Mercies, a runaway bestseller, Plan B: Further Thoughts on Faith is a spiritual antidote to anxiety and despair in increasingly fraught times. The world is a more dangerous place than it was when Lamott's Traveling Mercies was published five years ago. Terrorism and war have become the new normal; environmental devastation looms even closer. And there are personal demands on Lamott's faith as well: turning fifty; her mother's Alzheimer's; her son's adolescence; and the passing of friends and time. Fortunately for those of us who are anxious and scared about the state of the world, whose parents are also aging and dying, whose children are growing harder to recognize as they become teenagers, Plan B offers hope in the midst of despair. It shares with us Lamott's ability to comfort, and to make us laugh despite the grim realities. Anne Lamott is one of our most beloved writers, and Plan B is a book more necessary now than ever. It will prove to be further evidence that, as The Christian Science Monitor has written, "Everybody loves Anne Lamott."Read Less
As New in Very Good jacket. Size: 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall; Type: Hard Back First Printing. Hardcover Book As New with a Near Fine Dust Jacket. Binding of blue-green half cloth with silver titles, blue cloth wrapped boards, very clean and unmarked, tight & solid, square with sharp corners. Internals clean and free from any markings. Page block edges clean and white. Bright and clean jacket with illustration of the inside of a cathedral, in browns and golds, with light wear around spine head. Not price-clipped. "Plan B" is a spiritual antidote to anxiety, panic and despair which occur more and more frequently in the state of the world today. 320 pages. 5.25 x 8.25 inches. Riverhead Books/Penguin Grouop, New York, 2005.
Very good in very good dust jacket. SIGNED by author on title page (signature only). 1st edition, 1st printing, complete number line. Dust jacket is rubbed with mild edgewear. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. With dust jacket. 336 p. Audience: General/trade. By the author of 'Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life' and 'Traveling Mercies: Some Thoughts on Faith'. Where possible, all books come with dust jacket in a protective mylar sleeve, sealed in a ziplock bag, wrapped in bubble wrap, shipped in a box.
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