In the Company of Animals: Stories of Extraordinary Encounters

September 12, 2014|
In the Company of Animals: Stories of Extraordinary Encounters by Pam Chamberlain
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Animals fascinate us humans, and we relate to them in a variety of ways. Whether we view them as companions, as workmates, as symbols, as totems, or as food, animals matter to us, and we want to tell their stories. In this collection, 38 writers from across Canada tell thought-provoking stories of extraordinary encounters with animals. From tributes to a favourite cat or dog to tales of a chance encounter with a moose or a cougar, the writers cover a wide range of encounters with a wide variety of animals—from rats and salamanders to wolves and bears. These writers are people who pay attention to animals, their natures and personalities and what they can teach us, and they ask us to pay attention too. In the Company of Animals features contributions from well-known Canadian authors including David Weale, Linda Olson, David Adams Richards, Richard Wagamese, and Farley Mowat, as well as many new and promising voices.

Pam Chamberlain was raised on a mixed farm in the community of Tulliby Lake, east-central Alberta, near the Saskatchewan border. A writer and educator, she most recently taught English literature and creative writing at Augustana, a liberal arts and sciences faculty of the University of Alberta in Camrose. Her essays and stories have b...
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Title:In the Company of Animals: Stories of Extraordinary Encounters
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:288 pages, 8.75 X 6.25 X 0.75 in
Shipping dimensions:288 pages, 8.75 X 6.25 X 0.75 in
Published:September 12, 2014
Publisher:Nimbus Publishing
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781771082242

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