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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 - - 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 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

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - cherryblossommj - LibraryThing

I didn't finish this book. I only listened for a little bit and I think that later in life I may really benefit from this book, but for right now it's just not what I need. I'm the wrong age to appreciate her words and shared feelings in her book. Read full review

Plan B: Further Thoughts On Faith

User Review  - Not Available - Book Verdict

Novelist Lamott's latest is an easy read, crackling with puns, funny anecdotes, and memorable sayings coined by her minister, family, and friends. As in Traveling Mercies , this book's predecessor ... Read full review


User Review  - Not Available - Book Verdict

Lamott├ƒ┬»├‚┬┐├‚┬Żs earliest nonfiction,Bird by Bird andOperating Instructions , were instructive autobiographies on writing and life.Plan B , a follow-up to essays about faith and other ... Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - anndouglas - LibraryThing

Anne Lamott's follow-up to the bestselling "Traveling Mercies." She's back with more wisdom on making sense of faith in challenging times. This book is much more political than the earlier book. (If ... Read full review

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