The Resource A Handful of Happiness, Antonella Tomaselli, (electronic resource)

A Handful of Happiness, Antonella Tomaselli, (electronic resource)

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A Handful of Happiness
Title
A Handful of Happiness
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Antonella Tomaselli
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Language
eng
Summary
A feel-good memoir about a man and his hedgehog Massimo Vacchetta, an Italian veterinarian specializing in large animals, is recently divorced and feeling heartbroken and depressed?until the day that someone brings an orphaned baby hedgehog into his clinic. As the tiny hedgehog cries and whimpers, Massimo immediately understands the extent of the animal's vulnerability and isolation. Recognizing her helplessness and desperation in himself, he connects with her in a way he's never connected with any other animal. In caring for this hedgehog, Massimo uncovers her vibrant personality, and rediscovers his own. Soon, another sick hedgehog lands in his lap. And then another. As people begin to seek him out to heal and care for their injured or orphaned animals, Massimo finally discovers his life's mission. As other sick hedgies are healed and released, Massimo continues to dote on Ninna like a child, constantly fretting about her health and happiness, caring about her in a way he's never cared about anyone or anything else. But the cage that once kept her safe soon becomes a prison, and as much as it breaks Massimo's heart to let her go, he knows she longs to be free. Through this life-affirming story of a man and his hedgehog, we learn that no love is too great and no creature is too small
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Tomaselli, Antonella
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  • Richards, Jamie
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  • Biography & Autobiography
  • Medical
  • Pets
  • Nonfiction
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A Handful of Happiness, Antonella Tomaselli, (electronic resource)
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unknown
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online
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9781635652659
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unknown sound
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D85A109B-5336-471F-BC64-44E1BF1D8010
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Label
A Handful of Happiness, Antonella Tomaselli, (electronic resource)
Link
http://api.overdrive.com/v1/collections/v1L1BHAAAAA2l/products/d85a109b-5336-471f-bc64-44e1bf1d8010
Publication
Dimensions
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781635652659
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Stock number
D85A109B-5336-471F-BC64-44E1BF1D8010
System details
Adobe EPUB eBook

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