"By God, Brooke Jones is a Hell of a writer!" -- Ben Fong-Torres/former EDITOR of ROLLING STONE Magazine
If you think a CONVERSATION WITH GOD could not possibly be FUNNY, you're in for a very BIG surprise!
Brooke Jones, Breast Cancer Warrior, Political Satirist, and former San Francisco and Los Angeles Radio Personality died, but her death was short-lived. Eight minutes passed on Earth while she was busy being dead, but she wasn't on Earth, she was at Heaven's Front Door, interviewing God!
"What is the meaning of life?" "What religion is God?" "Is God male or female?" Brooke asked every question she could think of, and God provided the answers. The first thing she learned was that God has a sense of humor! (of course God has a sense of humor -- have you ever seen a Platypus?)
Was she returned to the Land Of The Living because of the startling final question she asked? Did all that she experienced really happen, or was it just the hallucination of her dying brain? She didn't know, until she was given proof - absolute proof - proof she could not possibly deny!
"WHY ARE THERE MONKEYS? (and other questions for God)" is the absolutely TRUE, deeply INSPIRATIONAL, laugh-out-loud FUNNY story of one woman's Near-Death Question and Answer Session with God. (and there is undeniable proof that it really did happen!)
"PROFOUND...HYSTERICALLY WITTY...NOT TO BE MISSED!" US REVIEW OF BOOKS
"A HOOT & A HALF WITH A POWERFUL & INSPIRING MESSAGE!" ***** READERS' FAVORITE
"A BRILLIANT BOOK! I COULDN'T STOP LAUGHING! HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!" ***** READERS' FAVORITE
"FASCINATING...HUMOR-LADEN...THOUGHT-PROVOKING...UNRESERVEDLY RECOMMENDED!" MIDWEST BOOK REVIEW
"By God, Brooke Jones is a hell of a writer!" Ben Fong-Torres -- former Editor of ROLLING STONE Magazine
"Smart, funny and profoundly spiritual -- a deeply-moving experience that skeptics and believers alike can embrace. I loved it!" Howard Rosenberg - Pulitzer Prize winning former Los Angeles Times columnist and author.
"Delightful, insightful, spiritual and startlingly funny! It left me, an atheist, more of a believer than I was before!" Ray Richmond -- former columnist with The Hollywood Reporter, Daily Variety, Orange County Register, LA Herald Examiner.
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Table of Contents
Chapter 1 And Now for Something Completely Different 7
Chapter 2 Monty Hall, the Pope, and the Wicked Witch of the East 10
Chapter 3 Why Are There Monkeys? 15
Chapter 4 Close Encounters of the Third Cousin Kind 33
Chapter 5 I'll Take Gibberish for $800, Alex 38
Chapter 6 Take Two Troglodytes and Call Me in the Morning 41
Chapter 7 Christians, Muslims, and Jews, Oh My! 48
Chapter 8 Faith, Dope, and Clarity or Three Million Men Named Jesus 56
Chapter 9 Kiss My Ass or Miracles, Mets, and Mules 61
Chapter 10 People, People Who See Dead People 66
Chapter 11 Will the Real Marie Antoinette Please Stay Dead 69
Chapter 12 Of Mice and Menageries 72
Chapter 13 And Why Were You Born? 76
Chapter 14 My Karma Ran Over My Dogma 79
Chapter 15 Don't Sin Under the Apple Tree 82
Chapter 16 How Much Is That Pony in the Closet? 86
Chapter 17 If He's Ugly, Stupid, and Rude, He's Probably Not the Devil 90
Chapter 18 A Rabbi, a Priest, and a Monk Walk into A 93
Chapter 19 Tonight on the Late Show-Dead People Cook Dinner 97
Chapter 20 Just Because It's Free Doesn't Mean It Won't Cost You 101
Chapter 21 Is That Your Final Question? 105
About the Author 123