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An ABC of Childhood Tragedy

Published by Libra Press
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About The Book

Wickedly penned by Dr. Jordan B. Peterson, best-selling author of 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos, An ABC of Childhood Tragedy unforgettably depicts the doomed and desperate lives of Adella, Bertram, Cynthia and their cohort of catastrophe.

Twenty-six dark and witty poems, each a tragic comedy of innocence and vulnerability. Twenty-six hauntingly beautiful portrayals of injustice and suffering, each from the gifted imagination of Juliette Fogra, illustrator of Beyond Order: 12 More Rules of Life. If A Nightmare before Christmas or Coraline struck you to the heart; if the gothic raillery of Edward Gorey’s Gashlycrumb Tinies seduced you to smile satirically; if the Brothers Grimm were nowhere near grim enough for you; then An ABC of Childhood Tragedy might just be the book you’ve been pining for.

About The Author

Dr. Jordan B. Peterson is the author of the bestselling 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos, Beyond Order: 12 More Rules for Life, and Maps of Meaning: The Architecture of Belief. He currently resides in Toronto, Canada, with his wife, Tammy. More information about Dr. Peterson is available at

Product Details

  • Publisher: Libra Press (October 25, 2022)
  • Length: 60 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781955858090

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