Comment On Karen Thompson Walker’s ‘the Age Of Miracles,’ Reviewed By Ron Charles

Karen Thompson Walker’s ‘The Age of Miracles,’ reviewed by Ron Charles

As if global warming, terrorism and taxmageddon weren’t enough to worry about this summer, now the Earth’s rotation is slowing down. Fast. At least that’s the premise of Karen Thompson Walker’s first novel, “The Age of Miracles.” It’s about a sixth-grade girl facing the end of the world in her California suburb.

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