Everything you need to understand or teach The End of the World as We Know It by Robert Goolrick.
"The End of the World as We Know It" is a courageous novel about the struggles of a man who was sexually abused as a child by his father. It portrays a life in the late 1940s and early 1950s that is externally perfect, while that same life is internally disintegrating due to alcoholism and the secrets he held to hide the shame of his family life. It is only as an adult that the author is able to reflect back on his own life to discover that the causes for his own wayward existence lie in his upbringing and in the abuse he endured.
"The End of the World as We Know It" is a story of the dangers of alcohol, the hidden lives of the perfect family in the 40s and 50s, and the horrific consequences of childhood sexual abuse. Robert Goolrick, the author, has spent...
The End of the World as We Know It: Scenes from a Life Lesson Plans contain 128 pages of teaching material, including: