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Download The Pig Who Sang to the Moon: The Emotional World of Farm Animals Audiobook (Unabridged)

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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (374 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson Narrator: Tim Jerome Publisher: AudioGO Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson's groundbreaking When Elephants Weep explored emotions in the animal kingdom, particularly from animals in the wild. Now, he reveals startling evidence that barnyard creatures have complex feelings too - among them, love, loyalty, friendship, sadness, grief, and sorrow.

Weaving history, literature, science, and his own vivid experiences observing pigs, cows, sheep, goats, and chickens, Masson bears witness to the emotions and intelligence of these remarkable animals, each unique with distinct qualities. Shattering the abhorrent myth of the dumb animal without feelings, Jeffrey Masson has written a revolutionary book that is sure to stir human emotions far and wide. Download and start listening now!


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  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 by Shirley | 2/17/2014

    " This was a book club selection and I think the person who picked it was expecting something like Animal Farm or Charlotte's Web or even Babe...it wasn't. It was one blurb a bout a particular animal somewhere in the world after another and how even cruelty free farms are cruel. I hated it. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Terri Mccabe | 1/7/2014

    " It was interesting, but a little too animal-rights-activist for me. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Jennifer Rhodes Wynne | 12/19/2013

    " For all animal lovers~you might find that you become a vegetarian . "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Hannah | 12/9/2013

    " This is not at all what I was expecting from the warm and fuzzy title. It is moralistic, and academic in the sense that it is full of references. Nevertheless, I enjoyed it. I was expecting anecdotal tales about animals being anthromophized. I could not have been further from the real content. It is about how humans treat animals (poorly in this author's opinion.) I think it is best for vegetarians. "

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About the Author
Author Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson

Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson is an American author who wrote many bestselling books about animals. He was professor of Sanskrit at the University of Toronto, where he also trained as a Freudian analyst, becoming, briefly, director of the Freud Archives. He has written books critical of psychoanalysis (The Assault on Truth, Final Analysis, and Against Therapy), psychiatry (A Dark Science), gurus (My Father’s Guru), and wolf children (Kaspar Hauser) before turning his attention to the emotional lives of animals. Masson lives on a beach outside Auckland with four cats; Benjy the failed guide dog; his wife, Leila (a pediatrician); and two sons, Manu and Ilan.