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Everything Matters!

John "Junior" Thibodeaux is born into an ordinary family in the working-class hinterlands of Maine, but his particular take on life is anything but normal…

John "Junior" Thibodeaux is born into an ordinary family in the working-class hinterlands of Maine, but his particular take on life is anything but normal. From infancy, a mysterious voice has encoded him with a horrific prophecy: on June 15, 2010, a comet which has broken away from the Kuiper Belt near Jupiter will impact the Earth, destroying all human life on the planet. Equipped with such devastating knowledge, Junior grows up forever wondering, "Does anything I do matter?"

Books featured in this episode:
Everything Matters!
Ron Currie Jr.
Abby Craden
Mark Deakins
Lincoln Hoppe
Hillary Huber
Arthur Morey
Doug Wert
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about the AUTHOR Ron Currie, Jr.

Ron Currie, Jr. worked full-time as a short order cook until becoming a full-time writer in 2007 with the publication of God Is Dead. His debut story collection won the 2008 New York Public Library Young Lion's Award, and in May 2009 Ron was presented with the Addison M. Metcalf Award for Literature by the Academy of Arts and Letters. He currently lives in Waterville, Maine.

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