Saints Preserve Us!: Everything You Need to Know About Every Saint You'll Ever Need

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Random House Publishing Group, Jan 12, 2011 - Humor - 352 pages
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Hilarious and comprehensive, the ultimate guide to the universe of saints—and what each one means. Cross-referenced by birthdays, professions, and ailments, this is a must-have for any true believer with a proper sense of fun.

Your name . . . your birthday . . . your nationality . . . your job . . . your hobby, each entitles you to the Papally Prescribed, Perpetual Personal Protection of a Plethora of Powerful Patrons in Paradise.

Whatever your problem—social, sexual, or spiritual—or illness—mental or physical, chronic or acute—a Holy Host of Heavenly Helpers is at Hand.
And you don’t even have to be Catholic!
All you do need to discover the identities of Your Very Own Patron Saints, and to avail yourself of their Guaranteed Supernatural Assistance, is this Blessed Book.
• Religiously researched!
• Fanatically comprehensive!
• Compulsively cross-indexed!
• Incredibly credulous!

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This is a very funny hagiography of the lives of the saints with short, pithy entries along with a calendar of saint days. Told a bit tongue in cheek, it's charming and helps explain so many mysteries ... Read full review

Saints preserve us!: everything you need to know about every saint you'll ever need

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Who is the patron saint of arms dealers? Of oversleeping? If you were throwing a party, who would you invoke for new wine and the hangover the next morning? The answers are found in this lighthearted ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Sean Kelly left teaching to edit the National Lampoon. Going from bad to worse, he now writes books (e.g., Boom Baby Moon) and television shows (e.g., Between the Lions). He lives in Brooklyn, New York, a loyal Canadian exile and practicing ex-Catholic.

Rosemary Rogers is the co-author of Saints Preserve Us!, Who in Hell . . . , How to Be Irish (Even If You Already Are), Boomer Babes, and the How to Be Irish 2001 Calendar. She lives in Manhattan and always wears a Saint medal.

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