The Resource A Handful of Happiness, Massimo Vacchetta, (electronic resource)

A Handful of Happiness, Massimo Vacchetta, (electronic resource)

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A Handful of Happiness
Title
A Handful of Happiness
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Massimo Vacchetta
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Language
eng
Summary
A feel-good memoir of 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 has 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 the 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 has 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 too small
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Vacchetta, Massimo
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  • Tomaselli, Antonella
  • Richards, Jamie
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  • Biography & Autobiography
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A Handful of Happiness, Massimo Vacchetta, (electronic resource)
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stereophonic
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online
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9781538541845
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sound
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F1B3E0A6-67D5-4C20-A2C7-3A770D745494
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Label
A Handful of Happiness, Massimo Vacchetta, (electronic resource)
Link
http://api.overdrive.com/v1/collections/v1L1BHAAAAA2l/products/f1b3e0a6-67d5-4c20-a2c7-3a770d745494
Publication
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781538541845
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
Stock number
F1B3E0A6-67D5-4C20-A2C7-3A770D745494
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OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
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