New York Times bestselling author Gwyn Hyman Rubioas highly anticipated new novel... Love and Ordinary Creatures is told through the eyes of a cockatoo in love with his very human caretaker. Snatched in a net from his Australian homeland as a young parrot, Caruso has adapted to captivity and has learned all he knows of love from his previous owner, who was obsessively fixated on his childhood sweetheart. Now in his new home with the beautiful and talented Clarissa, Caruso has found both love and happinessauntil a handsome stranger arrives in town and sets his sights on Clarissa. Smart, passionate, and wildly inventive, Caruso strives to put his human rival in his place before he loses Clarissa for good. And when a hurricane descends upon the coast, Carusoas love for Clarissa and his memories of freedom are tested as the storm threatens all that he holds dear. Set in the early 1990s in a quaint North Carolina seashore town, Love and Ordinary Creatures is an exquisite tale of the ways in which love and hope transcend species.One wall was nothing but books for kids, and as soon as I finished one, I grabbed another off the shelf. ... In my favorite essay, she argues vehemently for the rights of petsainsisting that pets, like human beings, want to experience a ... Imagine how boring it would be to eat the same food day after day as long as you lived!
|Title||:||Love and Ordinary Creatures|
|Author||:||Gwyn Hyman Rubio|
|Publisher||:||Ashland Creek Press - 2014-10-15|