By Carolyn Press-McKenzie
This fascinating, hot, and touching memoir from inspirational animal whisperer Carolyn Press-McKenzie is written in a method akin to a modern day James Herriot. Heart-warming, humorous, and relocating, this can be 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 firm known as HUHA "Helping You support Animals," in addition to animal sanctuaries, and he or she 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 keep on with her ardour, besides nice animal tales either chuffed and sad—but which are eventually happy-ever-after tales.
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