When Laura Coleman arrives at an animal refuge in the Bolivian jungle after leaving her marketing job in England, she doesn't think she'll last a day amid the mud, rats, bugs, outhouses, and bra-stealing shrieking monkeys. She's also in charge of a puma named Wayra whom she is absolutely terrified of. Coleman's lovely English voice sounds emotionally honest, self-reflective, and expressive. She illuminates her story with a sense of place--its wet seasons, terrifying forest fires, dispiriting mass logging, and torturous mosquitoes. Laura and Wayra both learn to trust, be brave, and love--and that even if it hurts, it's worth it to get close to someone (even if that someone is a puma). Coleman's voice grows more confident as she finds her purpose and her people. A.B. © AudioFile 2021, Portland, Maine [Published: SEPTEMBER 2021]
Trade Ed. Brilliance Audio 2021
CD ISBN 978-1-7135-5508-7 $34.99 Ten CDs
MP3-CD ISBN 978-1-7135-5509-4 $24.99 One MP3-CDs
DD ISBN 978-1-7135-5510-0 $42.99
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