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Kinship with All Life by J. Allen Boone

Rated 5.00 out of 5 based on 4 customer ratings
(4 customer reviews)

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Is there a universal language of love, a “kinship with all life” that can open new horizons of experience?

Example after example in this unique classic – from “Strongheart” the actor-dog to “Freddie” the fly – resounds with entertaining and inspiring proof that communication with animals is a wonderful, indisputable fact. All that is required is an attitude of openness, friendliness, humility, and a sense of humor to part the curtain and form bonds of real friendship.

For anyone who loves animals, for those who have ever experienced the special devotion only a pet can bring, this book is an unqualified delight. Sample these pages and you’ll never encounter “just a dog” again, but rather a fellow member of nature’s own family.

(softcover, 157 pgs.)

Excerpt from the book:

Whenever I think of the great lessons that animals have taught me, I feel special gratitude to a wise little philosopher who for some time was my clandestine companion and tutor. Our friendship was clandestine because this particular fellow adventurer happened to be a skunk. Not a “home-broken” specimen but one who lived a bold and independent life of his own with great skill and success considering the general disapproval of him.

His name was Zephyr. Somewhere in the hills near by he had an undiscovered hideaway where he could safely spend his days without being shot at. Nearly everyone in the neighborhood hated him for his nocturnal visits and feared him for the things he did to the surrounding atmosphere when they violated what he regarded as his rights as an American citizen.

Zephyr specialized in prowling around in back yards, cellars and garages in quest of food and adventure. This naturally brought him into frequent conflict with the neighbors. They often mistook him for a big cat in the darkness and used indiscreet methods in trying to evict him, thereby reaping dire results. They used almost every known method to end his career, but none of them had ever been successful. He was too smart for them with his defense and offence techniques.

4 reviews for Kinship with All Life by J. Allen Boone

  1. Rated 5 out of 5

    samadler10100

    This is a great book. It is highly entertaining and interesting. I read it a lot. It will open your eyes to the possibilities that exist with animals.

  2. Rated 5 out of 5

    m-adams

    For such a little book, there is a lot packed into it! I found that really taking my time and reading only a page or two everyday was the only way I could ingest it. It will definitely make you look at flies in a whole new light…… and lots of other things in this world too. This is a book that could be useful to humans young and old.

  3. Rated 5 out of 5

    easihorsetrails

    I’m sure a lot of folks looking at this website already know this about ‘A Kinship with All Life’, but this is the only book that Tom Dorrance ever recommended.

    It is a very interesting read the first time round. This book is definitely one you want to read many times over, because each time you read it you get something a little bit different from it. The first time I read it, I was very skeptical, but the further along I get in age, the more sense it makes, and the more I try to be open minded, the more progress I make with my horse. I highly recommend this book, and I suggest it to a lot of people.

  4. Rated 5 out of 5

    Robin Green

    This is a wonderful book for anyone who works with animals. Deeply philosophical as well as an entertaining read. For those wanting to delve deep, it makes you think.

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