Sy Montgomery
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Sy Montgomery

"Part Emily Dickinson, part Indiana Jones," as the Boston Globe has called her, Sy Montgomery has been chased by an angry silverback gorilla in Zaire and swum with piranhas and pink dolphins in the Amazon. To research her books, films and articles, she has worked in a pit swarming with 18,000 snakes in Canada and been hunted by a tiger in India. She has hiked the Altai Mountains of Mongolia's Gobi desert in search of snow leopards and penetrated the cloud forests of Papua New Guinea to radio collar tree kangaroos. No place is too far to go to bring animals' true stories to adults and children around the world.

Th author of the national bestseller, The Good Good Pig, as well as 15 other celebrated nonfiction books, Montgomery writes for print as well as broadcast in an effort to reach as wide an audience as possible at what she considers a critical turning point in human history. "We are on the cusp of either destroying this sweet, green Earth or revolutionizing the way we understand the rest of animate creation," she says. "It's an important time to be writing about the connections we share with our fellow creatures. It's a great time to be alive."

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    • Soul of An Octopus

    • A Surprising Exploration into the Wonder of Consciousness
    • By: Sy Montgomery
    • Narrated by: Sy Montgomery
    • Length: 9 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Soul of an Octopus reveals what octopuses can teach us about consciousness and the meeting of two very different minds....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Eight legs and so much more!

    • By Kirstin on 07-02-15

    Regular price: $20.99

    • How to Be a Good Creature

    • A Memoir in Thirteen Animals
    • By: Sy Montgomery
    • Narrated by: Sy Montgomery
    • Length: 3 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 59
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 57
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    Understanding someone who belongs to another species can be transformative. No one knows this better than author, naturalist, and adventurer Sy Montgomery. This restorative memoir reflects on the personalities and quirks of 13 animals and the truths revealed by their grace....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • All Creatures Great and Small

    • By Jami on 10-29-18

    Regular price: $13.99

    • The Good Good Pig

    • The Extraordinary Life of Christopher Hogwood
    • By: Sy Montgomery
    • Narrated by: Xe Sands
    • Length: 5 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 93
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    The Good Good Pig celebrates Christopher Hogwood in all his glory, from his inauspicious infancy to hog heaven in rural New Hampshire....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Stunningly great reading of great writing

    • By Randy L on 11-26-16

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Tamed and Untamed: Close Encounters of the Animal Kind

    • By: Elizabeth Marshall Thomas, Sy Montgomery
    • Narrated by: Sy Montgomery, Elizabeth Marshall Thomas
    • Length: 5 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 10
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    Tamed and Untamed - a collection of essays penned by two of the world's most celebrated animal writers, Sy Montgomery and Elizabeth Marshall Thomas - explores the minds, lives, and mysteries of animals as diverse as snails, house cats, hawks, sharks, dogs, lions, and even octopuses....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • It breaks my heart that we eat animals.<br />

    • By Antigone2 on 07-05-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Temple Grandin

    • How the Girl Who Loved Cows Embraced Autism and Changed the World
    • By: Sy Montgomery
    • Narrated by: Meredith Mitchell
    • Length: 2 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60
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    When Temple Grandin was born, her parents knew that she was different. It wasn’t until years later that she was diagnosed with autism, a brain disorder that makes communication difficult....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Insightful and educational

    • By tlnpdx on 12-26-13

    Regular price: $10.46

    • Kakapo Rescue

    • Saving the World's Strangest Parrot
    • By: Sy Montgomery
    • Narrated by: Andrea Gallo
    • Length: 2 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 13
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    On remote Codfish Island off the southern coast of New Zealand live the last 91 kakapo parrots on earth....

    Regular price: $10.49

    • Rendezvous mit einem Oktopus

    • Extrem schlau und unglaublich empfindsam - Das erstaunliche Seelenleben der Kraken
    • By: Sy Montgomery
    • Narrated by: Sophie von Kessel
    • Length: 10 hrs and 15 mins
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    Acht Arme, drei Herzen und eine Seele! Der heimliche Star der Meere: der Oktopus. Er kann 1600 Küsse auf einmal verteilen, er kann mit seiner Haut schmecken...

    Regular price: $17.72

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