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The Loose End of the Rainbow by D.B. Pacini
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May 06, 09

Read in April, 2009

We all know about the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow, but what about the other end? Author, D.B. Pacini takes the reader on a colorful, information filled journey there - to that “Loose” end of the rainbow.

In a world where the children are suddenly, inexplicably left alone without adult support the reader joins a slowly expanding group of them on a mystical, mythic journey to uncover the cause of their loss and return to the very core of their beginnings.

Throughout, Ms. Pacini introduces lessons and rituals of the elders - long lost in the modern world but only a heart beat away in our spiritual memory. With this she seeks to introduce passion for learning - about this continent’s indigenous cultures as well as others - and seamlessly shares the differences as well as the much more common consistencies between them, and all in all she succeeds quite well.

In an unusual twist for a novel, the book includes extensive footnotes covering everything from word meanings to historical perspectives and, in this alone, is highly recommended as a teaching tool. In the greater sense, though, “The Loose End of the Rainbow” is an invaluable medium for sharing the holistic vision needed for this, the Earth’s first generation to have all the world’s information available to them but none of the tools to put it in order – to fulfill the promise these “riches” offer.

Should be a “must own” for schools and libraries.
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message 1: by D.B. (last edited May 05, 2010 08:51AM) (new)

D.B. Pacini L.B.B. Ward,

Thank you so much!

DB


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