Apocalypse for Beginners

Apocalypse for Beginners

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For generations, a member of the Randall family receives a prophetic vision of the apocalypse--but always on a different date. When the End of Days fails to materialize, yet another Randall goes mad. In 1989, Hope Randall's mother, in an attempt to forestall the latest imminent apocalypse, loads up the Lada and heads west from Yarmouth. After their car dies in Riviere-du-Loup, the mother and daughter put down roots. That's where Hope meets fellow teen, Mickey Bauermann. The teens take refuge in Mickey's bungalow basement, aka The Bunker, where they watch the 20th-century crumble and transform on the small screen.
Publisher: Toronto : Knopf Canada, ©2010.
ISBN: 9780307399410
Characteristics: 254 p. ; 21 cm.
Additional Contributors: Lederhendler, Lazer
Alternative Title: Tarmac


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Feb 25, 2016

A romantic comedy with some cute quirky characters. A fun, fast read.

Jan 25, 2012

I really enjoyed this book and found it to be a page turner. I was skeptical throughout, due to the subject of dates for the end of the world, but I have to admit, I was worried it was true!! Funny and sad at times, but extremely well written.

Aug 15, 2011

Micky is in love with Hope, his best friend. Too bad she believes that the end of the world is here. In her odd journey from Canada to Japan in search for the truth, how is Micky supposed to give up on her when he can't move on?

Mar 09, 2011

Picked this up in Express Reads (likely wouldn't have noticed it or brought it home, otherwise) - strange book but interesting - I just kept on reading it - it's not a long book - I sure others of you with backgrounds in other disciplines than I make get a lot more out of it

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