By Carolyn Press-McKenzie
This captivating, hot, and touching memoir from inspirational animal whisperer Carolyn Press-McKenzie is written in a mode similar to a modern day James Herriot. Heart-warming, humorous, and relocating, this is often the inspirational tale of 1 woman's paintings with animals, first education them for film-work, after which constructing a sanctuary for deserted animals and rescuing them. Carolyn Press-McKenzie runs a company referred to as HUHA "Helping You support Animals," in addition to animal sanctuaries, and she or he has plenty of hot, humorous, and unhappy tales to inform.
This memoir tells her tale, and is interwoven with heart-warming tales of animals she has rescued, knowledgeable, and enjoyed. She writes with a beautiful light humorousness and completely pitched comedian timing. It's an enthralling mixture of one woman's force to stick with her ardour, besides nice animal tales either chuffed and sad—but which are eventually happy-ever-after tales.
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There are parts of it that I think are good. But it’s—I wince. Even at signings, when people bring it up to sign. I think that, “if it wasn’t for that brief, It’s-trendy-to-be-young thing …” You’re probably a little too young to have benefited from it, ’cause that was really like the mid-’80s. The paperbacks? And they did just enough hardcovers that they could say … Post Jay McInerney. Yeah … It seems to me rather an odd thing to bring out again, that—because it was a totally different kind of fiction.
In New York on publishing trips, David bunked with Franzen. This was the just-before-fame moment, when a writer is still picking up his own expenses. “When he used to come stay with me—this was before he got his diet sorted out—as far as I could tell, he subsisted on those cellophane-wrapped Blondies from delis and chewing tobacco. The first thing he did when he got to the apartment would be to select the biggest tomato can from my recycling bag and appropriate it. You know, he was very good about only spitting in the can.
Animal Magic: My Journey to Save Thousands of Animals by Carolyn Press-McKenzie