Birds of a Lesser Paradise

Stories
CD - unabridged
Audio (6 discs)
Product Number: CV0056
Released: Nov 06, 2012
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781470332938
Narrator/s: Cassandra Campbell
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Exploring the way our choices and relationships are shaped by the menace and beauty of the natural world, Megan Mayhew Bergman's powerful and heartwarming collection captures the surprising moments when the pull of our biology becomes evident, when love or fear collide with good sense, or when our attachment to an animal or wild place can't be denied. In "Housewifely Arts," a single mother and her son drive hours to track down an African gray parrot that can mimic her deceased mother's voice. A population-control activist faces the ultimate conflict between her loyalty to the environment and her maternal desire in "Yesterday's Whales." And in the title story, a lonely naturalist allows an attractive stranger to lead her and her aging father on a hunt for an elusive woodpecker. As intelligent as they are moving, the stories in Birds of a Lesser Paradise are alive with emotion, wit, and insight into the impressive power that nature has over all of us. This extraordinary collection introduces a young writer of remarkable talent.

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Narrator(s): Cassandra Campbell
Product Number Z06072
Released: Dec 01, 2012
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ISBN: #9781470332952
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Released: Sep 25, 2014
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Publisher: Scribner
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