Summary: In these strange, funny, and unnerving stories, animals become the litmus test of our deepest fears and longings. In the title story, an elephant keeper courts danger from his gentle charge; in "Miss Waldron's Red Colobus," a headstrong young woman in Africa is lured by the freedom of the monkeys in the trees; in "Talk Turkey," a boy has secret conversations with the turkeys on his friend's family's farm; in "Slim's Last Ride," a child p
lays chilling games with his pet rabbit; in "Gallus Gallus," a pompous husband projects his anger at his wife onto her prized rooster.
Summary: In these strange, funny, and unnerving stories, animals become the litmus test of our deepest fears and longings. In the title story, an elephant keeper courts danger from his gentle charge; in "Miss Waldron's Red Colobus," a headstrong young woman in Africa is lured by the freedom of the monkeys in the trees; in "Talk Turkey," a boy has secret conversations with the turkeys on his friend's family's farm; in "Slim's Last Ride," a child plays chilling games with his pet rabbit; in "Gallus Gallus," a pompous husband projects his anger at his wife onto her prized rooster. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:05 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Delta Books Published: 03/01/2005 International: No
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1. Animal crackers 2. Home sweet home 3. Reasonable terms 4. Preservation 5. Slim's last ride 6. Hit man of the year 7. Talk turkey 8. How to revitalize the snake in your life 9. Gallus, gallus 10. Bloodworks 11. Miss waldron's red colobus
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