Buddy

Buddy

How A Rooster Made Me A Family Man

eBook - 2012
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-- Marley and Me, Dewey, and The Tender Bar comes a heartwarming and wise tale of finding love in life's second chapter - and how it means all the more when you have to fight for it.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Crown Publishers, c2012.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780307953087
0307953084
Characteristics: 1 online resource (328 p.)
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc

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JCLEllenW
Jun 03, 2013

Starts out strong with solid writing. It fizzles at the end. The subject was not strong enough to draw any huge life altering conclusions as the title suggests.

Lindajwink Mar 19, 2013

A quick, entertaining read that had me both laughing and crying; a well written memoir by Boston Globe writer Brian McGrory, a story for animals lovers, those dealing with blended families, and anyone looking for a story with a moral as well as a happy ending. I highly recommend this book.

ChristchurchLib Jan 15, 2013

"After novelist and newspaper columnist Brian McGrory's dog, Harry, died, Brian began dating Pam, Harry's veterinarian. When Pam and Brian eventually marry and Brian joins Pam's household, he struggles to be accepted by one family member: a rooster named Buddy. Buddy continuously attacks Brian, apparently believing that he must protect Pam, her two daughters, and the other animals from his invasion. This funny and insightful memoir explains how Brian learns how to belong to a family despite Buddy's hostility and Brian's continuing sadness over the loss of Harry." January 2013 Biography and Memoir Newsletter http://www.nextreads.com/Display2.aspx?SID=5acc8fc1-4e91-4ebe-906d-f8fc5e82a8e0&N=591080

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Rock_Shadow
Dec 12, 2012

This is the most fun book I've read in a long time. It's about people and animals, but, mostly, it's a wonderfully positive look at relationships. Loved it!

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Jun 11, 2013

violet_cat_1298 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 15 and 99

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