Dear Saint Anne, Send Me a Man: (And Other Time-Honored Prayers for Love)

Alice La Plante, Author, Clare La Plante, Joint Author, Timothy Basil Ering, Illustrator Universe Publishing(NY) $16.95 (124p) ISBN 978-0-7893-0655-5
In the catchy title department, there's Dear Saint Anne, Send Me a Man: And Other Time-Honored Prayers for Love, by Alice and Clare LaPlante. The sisters, whose good humor was evident in their previous book, Heaven Help Us: The Worrier's Guide to the Patron Saints, offer amusing tips for the lovelorn. Here's the full text of the Saint Anne prayer: ""Dear St. Anne, send me a man. If he lies or if he dies, please, Mary's mother, send me another."" Sprinkled throughout such tongue-in-cheek prayers are interesting historical anecdotes about the saints. ( Jan.)
Reviewed on: 01/07/2002
Release date: 01/01/2002
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