Hell Is a World Without You (Hardcover)

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Hell Is a World Without You (Hardcover)

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Rarely has an Evangelical upbringing been depicted with the relentless honesty, wide-ranging empathy, and Superbad-meets-Siddhartha playfulness of HELL IS A WORLD WITHOUT YOU. During the time of Pizza Hut buffets, 9/11, and all-night Mario Kart parties, a grieving teenager faces a mortal crossroads: fire-and-brimstone certainty vs. forbidden love. And whether or not you've ever begged God to delay the Rapture (so you could have time to lose your virginity), that kid's story is about you.


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Product Details ISBN: 9781735492650
ISBN-10: 1735492655
Publisher: Shutdown Fullbooks
Publication Date: February 12th, 2024
Pages: 314
Language: English