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Description - Have a Nice Doomsday by Nicholas Guyatt

Journeying to the dusty heartlands of America s Bible Belt, Nicholas Guyatt goes in search of the truth behind a startling development that fifty million Americans have come to believe the apocalypse will take place in their own lifetimes. They re convinced that, any day now, Jesus will snatch up his followers and spirit them to heaven. For the rest of us, things are going to get very nasty indeed- massive earthquakes, devastating wars, not to mention the terrifying rise of the Antichrist. But true believers aren t just sitting around waiting for the Rapture. They re getting involved in debates over abortion, gay rights and even foreign policy. Are they devout or deranged? Why do they seem so cheerful about the end of the world? And does their influence stretch beyond the Bible Belt perhaps even to the White House? Strange, funny and unsettling in equal measure, Have a Nice Doomsday uncovers the apocalyptic obsession at the heart of the world s only superpower.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780091910884
ISBN-10: 0091910889
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 127mm x 21mm)
Pages: 336
Imprint: Ebury Press
Publisher: Ebury Publishing
Publish Date: 3-Jul-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Nicholas Guyatt

Born and brought up in the UK, Nicholas Guyatt spent seven years in the United States - first as a PhD student at Princeton and then as a lecturer in Princeton's Department of History - prior to teaching American History at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver. His book on US foreign policy, Another American Century, was published by Zed Books in 2000, and he is a regular reviewer for the London Review of Books. He divides his time between Canada and London.

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