Even though author Ian Ransom s childhood environment tried to drain the life out of him, his Granny gave him an emancipating gift that helped him survive the chaos laughter. Carrying on with the help of humor, he eventually found success by refusing to believe that the world is anything less than magical. Escape awaits you in qWaiting for the Rapture, a collection of Ransom s real-life witticisms. Ransom pulls no punches as he discusses childhood abuse, the Virgin Mary, rock star encounters, quirky soul mates, and madcap misadventures. His candid stories are a necessity for all who still believe that stubborn imagination and magic can make the difference between survival and destruction. Internationally noted author of qMary and the Ossuary, Ransom delves deep into a masterpiece of vignettes that reveal heartbreak and the triumph of the human spirit through laughter. A raconteur delivers...'entertaining'...'earnest'...There's an interesting story here... Kirkus Discoverieswhined a badly permed young girl dressed in yellow leggings and a red, sequin- studded tube top. Her gaunt face was astonishingashe would have easily vanquished Tammy Faye Bakker in any Excessive MakeaUp Showdown. She was a ... From this bandana swung what appeared to be a recently shampooed raccoona#39;s tail. Two blonde braids ... Alongside her was a young woman in a leopard-skin miniskirt and orange halter top, monotonously pushing a stroller back and forth.
|Title||:||Waiting for the Rapture|
|Publisher||:||iUniverse - 2006-04|