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PLAN B: Further Thoughts on Faith

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Funny, acerbic reflections on faith and family during George W. Bush's first administration.Readers have long awaited Lamott's second book on spirituality (after Traveling Mercies, 1999), and it won't disappoint—or not too much. As before, Lamott charts her life as a deeply religious Christian and committed leftist, though she's no stereotypically pious Presbyterian. For example, she has ... Read full review

Review: Plan B: Further Thoughts on Faith

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com - Cindy Crosby

"On my fortyninth birthday, I decided that all of life was hopeless, and I would eat myself to death." So begins PLAN B: Further Thoughts on Faith, a collection of delightfully honest and gritty essays from Salon.com columnist Anne Lamott. Lamott, like the best essayists, finds most of her inspiration in the ordinary stuff of living: the exhaustion of parenting, the frustration over a middleaged ... Read full review

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Review: Plan B: Further Thoughts on Faith

User Review  - Robert Chamberlin - Goodreads

Lamott has penetrating insights scattered throughout. For example: "Father Tom says the opposite of faith is not doubt but certainty". I also enjoyed her candor. Parents, especially mothers, will find perspective in her tales about raising her son. Read full review

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User Review  - Susan Guerra - Goodreads

I can use this book as a reference bok for thoughts about the unruliness of living, for free telling of stories. for me this book reveals a broad specter of humanness and spirituality without a trace ... Read full review

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User Review  - Angela - Goodreads

Honest and real writing. Lamott isn't afraid to take on her inner thoughts and ask the tough questions. Read full review

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User Review  - Scoutfinch - Goodreads

I read this book after leaving the hospital where I was for six weeks, due to lung surgery. I was 29 years old, my husband left, and I started over. This book made me believe in God again. It made me ... Read full review

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User Review  - Deb Finnegan - Goodreads

Again. I LOVE Ann Lamott. She writes with such honesty that I can almost feel her joy and sadness. For me, Ann Lamott has the best description and examples of grace I've ever heard. She's a Christian who isn't afraid to be real. Ann writes of struggles, failures, sickness and joy. Read full review

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User Review  - Grace - Goodreads

Her humor and wisdom transcend religious denomination. Read full review

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User Review  - Mary Milner - Goodreads

Some thought-provoking parts to this book. Ann Lamott is a little too granola-y for me, and I think I would have enjoyed the book more without all her moaning and groaning about George W. Bush---not that I am a George W. fan---but she really harps on this, and it gets old. Read full review

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User Review  - Deborah Schuff - Goodreads

I read this book in three days because I couldn't stop reading it. She is so easy and breezy to read, yet she has taught me much about faith and relying on God. Read full review

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