City Beasts

by Mark Kurlansky
City Beasts
  • ISBN-13: 9781594485879
  • Author(s): Mark Kurlansky
  • Subject: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)|modern fiction
  • Publisher: Penguin Random House Group
  • Imprint: Riverhead
  • Publication Date: 19-03-2015
  • Format: p/b

Availability: In stock

£13.99
In these stories, Mark Kurlansky journeys to his familiar haunts like New York's Central Park or Miami's Little Havana but with an original, earthy and adventurous perspective. From baseball players in the Dominican Republic to Basque separatists in Spain to a restaurant owner in Cuba, from urban coyotes to a murder of crows, Kurlansky travels the worlds of animals and their human counterparts, revealing moving and hilarious truths about our connected existence. In the end, he illuminates how closely our worlds are aligned, how humans really are beasts.
About the book

In these stories, Mark Kurlansky journeys to his familiar haunts like New York's Central Park or Miami's Little Havana but with an original, earthy and adventurous perspective. From baseball players in the Dominican Republic to Basque separatists in Spain to a restaurant owner in Cuba, from urban coyotes to a murder of crows, Kurlansky travels the worlds of animals and their human counterparts, revealing moving and hilarious truths about our connected existence. In the end, he illuminates how closely our worlds are aligned, how humans really are beasts.