A Buffalo in the House: The True Story of a Man, an Animal, by R. D. Rosen

By R. D. Rosen

A sprawling suburban condo in Santa Fe isn't the type of domestic the place a buffalo quite often roams, yet Veryl Goodnight and Roger Brooks usually are not your usual animal enthusiasts. Over 100 years after Veryl’s ancestors, Charles and Mary Ann Goodnight, hand-raised child buffalo to aid shop the species from extinction, the sculptor and her husband undertake an orphaned buffalo calf in their personal. opposed to a backdrop of the previous American West, A Buffalo in the home tells the tale of a family state of affairs past any sitcom writer’s wildest dreams.

Charlie has no thought he’s a buffalo and Roger has no proposal simply how powerful the bond among guy and buffalo should be. within the old shadow of the near-extermination of an imposing and misunderstood animal, Roger units out to avoid wasting only one buffalo.

Written within the culture of Ian Frazier’s nice Plains and the paintings of Garrison Keillor and invoice Bryson, A Buffalo in the home tells an enormous, uplifting tale approximately one animal’s skill to the touch human lives and reconnect humans of every age to the vanished previous.

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