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Saturday, October 13 • 10:45am - 11:45am
Memoir: Animal Story

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Calling all animal lovers--and not just the dog and cat parents out there. Would you eat tacos every day for every meal for the rest of your life? No (well, maybe). How about wearing only denim jeans? No way. So why befriend only one species? Pet owners know this better than anyone. With more than twenty books to her name, Sy Montgomery is proud of her cross-species friendships. In How to Be a Good Creature, life lessons are taught through interactions with thirteen animals, including a pack of emus, a tarantula, an octopus, a beloved Scottie puppy, and a weasel. Fellow animal lover Vicki Croke--author of Elephant Company and wildlife reporter for WBUR--will join Sy Montgomery to delve into nature writing, portraying characters who may squeak instead of speak, and the power of feathered, hairy, and scaly friends. Sponsored by the MSPCA-Angell.

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Vicki Croke

Vicki Croke has made a career out of reporting the life and time of animals for a variety of media. Croke currently reports on animal issues for Here & Now on NPR and for The Wild Life on WBUR. She is the author of the New York Times–bestselling Elephant Company, which tells the... Read More →

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Sy Montgomery

Sy Montgomery's research for films, articles, and twenty-two books has led her to hike the Altai Mountains of Mongolia looking for snow leopards and track tree kangaroos in Papua New Guinea, among other adventures. Montgomery writes books for both adults and children, and has scripted... Read More →


Saturday October 13, 2018 10:45am - 11:45am
Old South Mary Norton 645 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, USA

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