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an amazing tale and more incredibly, a testament to the love in the family that the kids grew up to be such normal, wonderful adults.Published 2 months ago by Lisa V. Schow
Interesting only as a case study in mental and emotional parental abuse. It is not a story of faith. Read morePublished on February 4, 2011 by S.
This book, along with Julia Scheeres' Jesus Land, is one out of only a handful of memoirs that depict what it is like to grow up in a modern day family (especially within the U.S. Read morePublished on October 9, 2010 by Jennifer
This memoir is keenly observed, with some of the sharpest, well-crafted lines I've read in a long time (and I read about 2 memoirs a week). Read morePublished on August 24, 2009 by Earth Momma
"Waiting for the Apocalypse" is simply extraordinary, a hilarious and tragic magical-realism epic that takes a suburban family through one of the most unforgettable... Read morePublished on August 6, 2009 by Tony
One of the best books I have read in the last few years and one that was hard to put down. I heard the author on NPR (National Public Radio) and I just had to buy her book. Read morePublished on April 11, 2009 by Patti B
I find myself comparing Veronica Chater's subject and writing skills to Jeannette Walls and The Glass Castle. Read morePublished on March 28, 2009 by Heidi Thompson
How good was Waiting for the Apocalypse? So good I forced myself to put it down from time to time so I wouldn't devour it in one reading. Read morePublished on February 26, 2009 by Donald J. Meyer
It has been a long time since I have been so completely absorbed by a book and I just loved the descriptive and lyrical language. Read morePublished on February 22, 2009 by Anita E. Bowen