Things My Son Needs to Know About the World - What you need to know about God and airports - What you need to know about what happened to the singing plastic giraffe Summary & Analysis

Fredrik Backman
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In the following chapter, "What you need to know about God and airports," Backman connects what appears to be two unrelated ideas in an effort to fulfill his fatherly duty of explaining how the world works. In his lesson about humanity, Backman begins with religion and war: two topics of discussion that are sure to arrive over his course of being a father. Addressing his son, Backman does not appear to be a strongly religious person, but he explains that he will support any spiritual decisions his son makes insofar as "you are kind to your mother and don't murder or steal or start supporting Manchester City" (90). Addressing the topic of religion in a hilariously casual manner, Backman compares God to a...

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