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By Diane Lefer,Jean Ryan,Mary Akers,C.S. Malerich,Patrick Hicks,Midge Raymond,Philip Armstrong,Rosalie Loewen,Julian Hoffman,John Yunker

ISBN-10: 161822025X

ISBN-13: 9781618220257

"A poignant and relocating compilation of reports that remind us straight away of our personal human boundaries and while of our animalistic possibilities…Among Animals is as provocative because it is pressing, and as available because it is emotional."
— The Goose: A magazine of Arts, setting, and tradition in Canada

"Whether whimsical, sorrowful, or just pleasing, the stories Yunker has introduced jointly ask us to be aware of not just our activities towards animals but in addition the feelings that inspire our habit. Any animal lover or gourmand of fine quality fiction will take pleasure in this assortment and the artistry of its contributors."
--Booklist

"The 16 gifted writers who've produced between Animals have produced extra creative probabilities than barriers within the tone and temper ... very wonderful literary fiction."
— The Chattahoochee Review

Stories that verify the indelible bond between people and animals

The relationships between human and non-human animals is going again to the start of time—and the ways that those relationships have advanced (and occasionally now not) is the muse for this choice of modern brief fiction, penned via writers from around the globe.

This varied selection of tales explores the ways that we are living among—and usually in clash with—our non-human opposite numbers. those tales function animals from the regularly occurring (dogs and cats) to the unique (elands and emus), and in those tales animals are either the rescuers and the rescued. inside of those pages are glimpses of the realm throughout the eyes of a zookeeper, a take care of employee, a penguin researcher, and a local stray, between many others—all highlighting the ways that animals and people comprehend and problem one another.

Among Animals is a dynamic number of tales from the world’s such a lot talented modern authors—those who pay shut cognizance to the creatures with which we percentage our planet, and who motivate us to pay nearer cognizance as well.

Stories & Contributors

Title - Author
Alas, Falada! - Diane Lefer
Greyhound - Jean Ryan
Beyond the Strandline - Mary Akers
Meat - C.S. Malerich
Aren’t You beautiful? - Patrick Hicks
The Ecstatic Cry - Midge Raymond
Litter - Philip Armstrong
The Boto’s baby - Rosalie Loewen
Emu - Jessica Zbeida
With Sheep - Carol wager and Kelly Magee
Pelicans - Julian Hoffman
The Weight of items Unsaid - Sara Dupree
Blue homicide - Suzanne Kamata
Bad Berry Season - Melodie Edwards
Miriam’s Lantern - Ray Keifetz

"Among Animals...is a touching and uncooked choice of superbly crafted, relocating brief fiction tales, the place human and animal lives intertwine in unforeseen ways...a attractive testomony to a number of the human-animal relationships and interactions."
— international Animal

"The tales assembled in between Animals supply profitable reading–alternately relocating, exciting, inspiring and harrowing."
— Animal reviews Journal

"All of the tales have been written with the laudable target of legitimizing the necessity for popularity (and software) of the rights of animals in our interactions with them…This anthology reiterates [the human-animal] connection again and again, in a myriad of the way, increasing that connection from the area of pets, via domesticated farm animals, till it encompasses the entire issues that we name ‘nature,’ revealing (in a manner that's totally unfastened from the saccharine taste of sentiment) that we're and continuously were a part of the internet of the world."
— Sabotage Reviews

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