Dinosaurs on the roof: a novel
Simon & Schuster,
1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
"In the town of Belger, Iowa, recently divorced Janet Cawley is attempting to find some peace and quiet, and perhaps a solitary place where she can finally fall apart. She's quit her job teaching fourth grade, though with the money she has, she will probably get along fine for another six months. She still needs to extricate herself from an affair with an ex-colleague that has the neighbors talking, but after that she can spend her time alone, jogging, drinking, and making the occasional trip into town." "Her plans are interrupted one morning by the sudden appearance of her now-deceased mother's oldest friend, Bernice, who has an urgent matter to discuss. Bernice's preacher, it seems, has informed his congregation that they are to be visited by the Rapture that very evening - and Bernice's first question, and most pressing fear, is how her dogs and cats will be fed and cared for after she's gone." "Through that night and into the next, the lives of these two women will become inextricably woven together as they struggle to find reason in the incomprehensible and sometimes ludicrous events that unfold, and search for tangible signs of faith in themselves and the world around them. Dinosaurs on the Roof speaks volumes about spirituality in the twenty-first century and explores the intimate, everyday gestures of the strangers closest to us with humor and humanity."--BOOK JACKET.
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|Grouping Title||dinosaurs on the roof|
|Grouping Author||rabe david|
|Last Grouping Update||2019-05-03 01:06:38AM|
|Last Indexed||2019-11-12 04:10:19AM|
|available_at_lakecounty||Lake County Public Library|
|detailed_location_lakecounty||Lake County Adult Fiction|
|owning_location_lakecounty||Lake County Public Library|
|subject_facet||Older women -- Fiction|
Rapture (Christian eschatology) -- Fiction
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Rapture (Christian eschatology)