Carrying Albert Home

Carrying Albert Home

The Somewhat True Story of A Man, His Wife, and Her Alligator

Book - 2015
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Publisher: New York :, William Morrow,, [2015]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ♭2015
ISBN: 9780062325891
Characteristics: xvii, 398 pages :,illustrations

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kkirby221
Dec 23, 2017

I did not complete this book. I found the early tone of the book sad and a bit depressing.

cmlibrary_anickerson Mar 09, 2016

Kept my attention. Fantastic Walter Mitty type stories. If just one of them is true I have lived a pretty boring life.

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coroboreefarm
Mar 06, 2016

As the author Homer Hickam reflects,..."it is a family legend which , through the art of story-telling, unveils the greatest truths of life, joy, heartbreak, recovery and love".
Quirky and interesting, and just plain fun, this is an entertaining and uplifting read. The perfect road trip for a spring break.

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Katjira
Nov 08, 2015

I LOVED this book - I laughed and cried and wondered and dreamed throughout it. The story of Homer and Elsie as told by their son years later was a fabulous story, so well suited to a film that I've practically bought my ticket already! The story is told in short, simply written vignettes interspersed by commentary from the author. Bigger than life yet all about the very things that make up a life - questions of love, purpose, worth, and your place in the world. Thank you HarperCollins for the e-galley of this book.

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