Let’s Go Swimming on Doomsday - Natalie C. Anderson

Let’s Go Swimming on Doomsday

A haunting tale of loss and redemption for fans of A Long Way Gone and What is the What Les mer
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A haunting tale of loss and redemption for fans of A Long Way Gone and What is the What

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'Greed, guilt, and redemption are layered in a sober yet tender narrative showing the lengths one will go to for loved ones.'

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Kirkus Reviews

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'An intriguing examination of ways familial loyalty and guilt can lead anyone to make desperate choices. Anderson uses the exploration of manipulation and coercion to craft a thought-provoking narrative.'

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School Library Journal

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'Anderson...breathe[s] ferocious life into a story that needs to be told. This is one of those tough but invaluable books with the power to increase a reader's awareness of and empathy for teens who have lost the right to be young.'

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Booklist, starred review

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'[Anderson] makes it clear how difficult it is for even children to survive this faith-based and historically rooted conflict unscathed.'

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Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books

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'Narrator Kevin R. Free breathes dramatic urgency into Anderson's intense story…Listeners hear and feel Abdi's horror and numb, helpless despair at the atrocities he witnesses — and perpetrates — and we rejoice at his redemption.' 

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AudioFile, Earphones Award Winner

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‘[A] potent, brutal read... You won't be able to forget this story of a young boy robbed of his own childhood.’

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Let’s Go Swimming on Doomsday is a gritty, challenging, but worthwhile read offering a message of redemption.’

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Natalie C. Anderson is a writer and international development professional living in Geneva, Switzerland. She has spent the last decade working with NGOs and the UN on refugee relief and development, mainly in Africa. This is her debut novel.