If you're looking for a few chuckles, join Bob Tarte and his wife as they discover the wonderful world of farm ''pets.'' The peaceful, rural life they anticipated takes many an unexpected turn as th...
On a recent plane trip, I laughed out loud so many times that the guy next to me eventually wanted to know what I was reading. ''Hilarious'' doesn't do Enslaved by Ducks justice. It is probably the funniest book I've ever read, and the fact that it is true and touching makes it all the better.
Bob Tarte ended up in rural Michigan with his wife, looking for a peaceful existence in which to write his music column and perhaps putter around. That could have very well been how things unfolded had it not been for Binky, the rabbit they thought would be fun to have as a pet.
Read more... Binky did not prove to be the pet of their dreams, and you will have to read the book to find out how Bob and his wife edged toward the dark side of animal husbandry and somehow ended up with 37 creatures, most of whom were fowl. Thus the title, Enslaved by Ducks, which is truly what the Tartes were by halfway through the book.
Life, death, mystery, action, suspense, and one chuckle after another will greet you every time you open this book. If laughter is the best medicine, it's a sure bet that if I had been sick on that flight, I'd have been all better by the time we landed.
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