The Wild Other

Publisher : Hachette UK

ISBN-13 : 1473630223

Page : 288 pages

Rating : 4.5/5 from 223 voters

SHORTLISTED FOR THE WAINWRIGHT PRIZE 'Extraordinary, and a painful but invigorating read. I've never met anyone who has read it and doesn't rank it as one of their favourite books.' Dolly Alderton 'This story - so fierce and brave and visceral and raw - will stay with me forever. Clover Stroud is a force of nature, and a woman who is fearless in the face of life and death. I loved it.' Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Eat Pray Love 'There is so much richly evoked life here... beautifully written.' Cathy Rentzenbrink, The Times 'This redemptive memoir will steal your heart; it will return it bruised but emboldened.' Mail on Sunday 'I have huge admiration for the spirit of this memoir, and its author: full of heart, bravery and adventure. A moving, gripping read.' Amy Liptrot, author of The Outrun Clover Stroud grew up in rural Wiltshire surrounded by animals and family. When she was just sixteen her adored mother had a horrific riding accident which left her permanently brain-damaged, and suddenly Clover was left to fend for herself. She embarked on an extraordinary journey to heal her broken heart, courting men and danger through two marriages and five children. The Wild Other is a grippingly honest account of love, sex and travelling to the darkest edges of human experience and back again. Powerful and deeply emotional, this is the story of an extraordinary life lived at its fullest.

More Books:

The Wild Other
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Clover Stroud
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-02-09 - Publisher: Hachette UK

SHORTLISTED FOR THE WAINWRIGHT PRIZE 'Extraordinary, and a painful but invigorating read. I've never met anyone who has read it and doesn't rank it as one of th
Genetic Diversity and Mating System of Wild Sorghum in Kenya and Adaptive Value of Wild x Cultivated Sorghum Hybrids
Language: en
Pages: 100
Authors: Moses Mahugu Muraya
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-10-26 - Publisher: Cuvillier Verlag

In Kenya cultivated and wild sorghums grow sympatrically, hence concerns about crop-towild gene flow are understandable. The crop-to-wild gene flow rates are un
Parrot's Lament, The and Other True Tales of Animal Intrigue, Intelligen
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Eugene Linden
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000-08-01 - Publisher: Penguin

A gorilla shrewdly sells back a missing key chain to the highest bidder. An orangutan picks a lock to let himself out of his zoo enclosure and two elephants ado
Creating a Habitat ebook
Language: en
Pages: 32
Authors: Saskia Lacey
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-05-15 - Publisher: Teacher Created Materials

Take a virtual tour of the Smithsonian National Zoo's Small Mammal House with this high-interest STEAM book! Along the way, learn how zookeepers designed a habi
The Language of Dogs and Other Canines
Language: en
Pages: 32
Authors: Megan Kopp
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-07-15 - Publisher: Cavendish Square Publishing, LLC

Dogs, wolves, jackals, and foxes are all part of the canine family. While some animals live together in packs, others spend most of their lives alone. From bark
Gender, Identität und kriegerischer Konflikt
Language: de
Pages: 277
Authors: Ruth Seifert
Categories: Sex discrimination against women
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: LIT Verlag Münster

British Farmer's Magazine
Language: en
Pages: 590
Authors:
Categories: Agriculture
Type: BOOK - Published: 1864 - Publisher:

Animals and Sociology
Language: en
Pages: 177
Authors: K. Peggs
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-04-17 - Publisher: Springer

Animals and Sociology challenges traditional assumptions about the nature of sociology. Sociology often centres on humans; however, other animals are everywhere
The Insurgency of the Spirit
Language: en
Pages: 339
Authors: Robert E. Shore-Goss
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-10-06 - Publisher: Lexington Books

The Insurgency of the Spirit taps mutli-disciplinary methodologies of post-colonial biblical scholarship and anthropology, liberation theologies, indigenous stu
The Westminster Review
Language: en
Pages:
Authors:
Categories:
Type: BOOK - Published: 1860 - Publisher: