- A Moving Exploration of Animals and thier Emotions--from Cats and Dogs to Orangutans and Tortoises
- Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
- Length: 10 hrs and 17 mins
- Unabridged Audiobook
- Release date: 02-13-13
- Language: English
- Publisher: Audible Studios
Regular price: $24.95
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Written by beloved poet and philosopher Vicki Hearne, who in her lifetime worked jobs from animal trainer all the way to Yale professor, Animal Happiness: A Moving Exploration of Animals and Their Emotions - from Cats and Dogs to Orangutans and Tortoises is an eloquent, elegant treatise on the role of animals in our lives and lore. Campbell’s soft, empathetic voice provides the perfect delivery of Hearne’s moving anecdotes about the deep love and reliance which humans feel for their dogs, cats, fish, and rats, and every other strange and wonderful creature in between.
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By Genevieve on 05-19-15
What disappointed you about Animal Happiness?
From the description I expected interesting animal stories...however, about halfway through, the author gets all analytical and spends hours expounding on the author James Thurber and very little about his dogs. It's confusing, mis-leading and ridiculous and BORING!!! I want my money back!
Has Animal Happiness turned you off from other books in this genre?
Certainly from other books by this author.
Which character – as performed by Cassandra Campbell – was your favorite?
The animals, of course.
You didn’t love this book... but did it have any redeeming qualities?
The initial animal stories are good, until the author gets all "existential".
Any additional comments?
Can I have a credit for the amount I paid?
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