Birds of A Lesser Paradise

Birds of A Lesser Paradise

Stories

Book - 2012
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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.
Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2012.
ISBN: 9781451643367
1451643365
9781451643350
1451643357
Characteristics: 224 p. ;,22 cm.

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Carlitos
Jun 11, 2012

Themes about the relationship between women and animals dominate this excellent short story collection. Several of the stories are brilliant and have been featured in "best short story" anthologies.

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Jun 09, 2014

SlotFather thinks this title is suitable for 20 years and over

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SlotFather
Jun 09, 2014

Other: Many scenes involving death, both human and animal

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Jun 09, 2014

I want to mother the world, I thought. I have so much love.
Then—I have no business being a mother. I am a selfish woman.
Then—I can do this. Millions of women have been mothers.
Then—I feel very alone. I do not know what I'm capable of.

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