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The Animals Carol Houlihan Flynn

The Animals

Carol Houlihan Flynn

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A brilliant and touching memoir, The Animals is an unsentimental exploration of the terrible burden of meaning and emotion carried by the animals in her life - the forbidden childhood pets, the disastrous attempt at pig farming as her high-poweredMoreA brilliant and touching memoir, The Animals is an unsentimental exploration of the terrible burden of meaning and emotion carried by the animals in her life - the forbidden childhood pets, the disastrous attempt at pig farming as her high-powered marriage fell apart, the deaf Akita (dog of the divorce), and Ben, the beautiful, beloved Border Collie who spirals into madness.Interwoven with the stories of the animals are the stories of her children and their father, her lovers, her second husband, and through it all we see the woman herself - vivid, intense, whole-hearted, and loving.