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6 edition of Enslaved by Ducks found in the catalog.

Enslaved by Ducks

by Bob Tarte

  • 146 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Algonquin Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pets,
  • Essays,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Birds,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Personal Memoirs,
  • PETS / General,
  • General,
  • Personal Memoirs

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8664236M
    ISBN 101565124502
    ISBN 109781565124509

    Enslaved By Ducks is one of the most charming books I’ve read in the past decade. Author Bob Tarte could have been married to any one of a dozen best friends of mine in the avian community; he tells the story of a husband who unknowingly follows the wife he /5(). Enslaved by Ducks (Book): Tarte, Bob: The book that Entertainment Weekly called hilarious, Publishers Weekly declared a true pleasure, Booklist called heartwarming, and the Dallas Morning News praised as rich and funny is now available in paperback. When Bob Tarte bought a house in rural Michigan, he was counting on a tranquil haven. Then Bob married Linda.

      Enslaved By Ducks type. Book; In his hilarious debut, Tarte — a city boy at heart — chronicles how his blissful, animal-free life took . I am reading a book some friends loaned me, a book they thought perfect for my Hubby. I can't understand why they would think that. The book is entitled 'ENSLAVED BY DUCKS', by Bob Tarte. The jacket description says " When Bob Tarte bought a house in rural Michigan, he was counting on a tranquil haven. Then Bob married Linda.

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Enslaved By Ducks is one of the most charming books I’ve read in the past decade. Author Bob Tarte could have been married to any one of a dozen best friends of mine in the avian community; he tells the story of a husband who unknowingly follows the wife he loves into bird ownership one bird at a time.

He turns out to be a softie, of course /5(). Enslaved by Ducks is an unexpectedly witty and subtle paean to the ups and downs of being owned by pets, particularly animals that are somewhat unconventional in the annals of "petdom" if you will.

This book is neither scholarly or literary, but is intended to be neither/5. Enslaved by Ducks tells how in ten short years Bob went from living a blissful, pet-free existence to becoming the harried caretaker of ducks, geese, turkeys, parrots, parakeets and rabbits.

He never realized that he was an animal person until he inadvertantly became one. "A beautiful, honest, hilarous, and touching book about the subtle and blatant ways animal companions take over our lives. It's impossible to Enslaved by Ducks book Enslaved by Ducks and not fall just a little bit in love with bob Tarte, his charming, heroic wife, Linda, and their menagerie." —Jana Murphy, author of The Secret Lives of Dogs/5(38).

Directed by David Hunt. With Brooks Ryan, Lisandro Boccacci, Naomi Duarte, Aaron J. Brooks. Music critic Bob is out of a job, addicted to Zoloft, and trying to wrangle the menagerie of animals that his wife Linda has accumulated. Will adopting a baby cure their existential angst.

Or should they just rescue another duck. Enslaved by Ducks. How One Man Went from Head of the Household to Bottom of the Pecking Order Just a book that made me smile through the entire book as the narrator created a life's story of a couple who loved animals and found it hard to say no.

It Enslaved by Ducks book like it was his own personal story. Overall 5 out of 5 stars. Performance. Bob Tarte's Enslaved By Ducks is a laugh-out-loud funny, beautiful, and insightful book about how he and his wife Linda live with and care for their vast menagerie of animals in rural Michigan.

This book was in the Staff Picks section of the bookstore and I'm so glad I 5/5(5). Enslaved by Ducks is the first of two books telling the story of Bob Tarte, His wife and family of pets. The author tells of being a young man who was completely disinterested in the animal kingdom to someone who has learned the joys of life with pets after being dragged kicking and screaming into this knowledge by his wife Linda/5(18).

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Publisher and founder of a small town, music oriented web site. A guy who wanted to be much. The book that Entertainment Weekly called "hilarious," Publishers Weekly declared "a true pleasure," Booklist called "heartwarming," and the Dallas Morning News praised as "rich and funny" is now available in Bob Tarte bought a house in rural Michigan, he was counting on a tranquil haven.

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Enslaved by ducks. [Bob Tarte] -- Describes the author's move from the Michigan suburbs to the country and the unruly menagerie he. The book that Entertainment Weekly called "hilarious," Publishers Weekly declared "a true pleasure," Booklist called "heartwarming," and the Dallas Morning News praised as "rich and funny" is now available in paperback.

When Bob Tarte bought a house in rural Michigan, he was counting on a tranquil haven. Then Bob married Linda. She wanted a rabbit, which seemed /5(29). The book that Entertainment Weekly called "hilarious," Publishers Weekly declared "a true pleasure," Booklist called "heartwarming," and the Dallas Morning News praised as "rich and funny" is now available in paperback.

When Bob Tarte bought a house in rural Michigan, he was counting on a tranquil haven. Then Bob married Linda. She wanted a rabbit, which seemed.

Enslaved by Ducks How One Man Went from Head of the Household to Bottom of the Pecking Order. Bob Tarte.2 Ratings; $; $; Publisher Description. From the author of Fowl Weather comes “a laugh-out-loud chronicle” of household pets who slowly but surely overrun the house (Marty Becker, DVM, Good Morning America).1/5(2).

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Enslaved by Ducks: How One Man Went from Head of the Household to Bottom of the Pecking Order. Bob Tarte. "A beautiful, honest, hilarous, and touching book about the subtle and blatant ways animal companions take over our lives.

It's impossible to read Enslaved by Ducks and not fall just a little bit in love with bob Tarte, his charming, heroic wife, Linda, and their menagerie." —Jana Murphy, author of The Secret Lives of Dogs/5(7).

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She wanted a rabbit, which seemed, at the time, innocuous enough. But that was just the. Enslaved by Ducks The book that Entertainment Weekly called "hilarious," Publishers Weekly declared "a true pleasure," Booklist called "heartwarming," and the Dallas Morning News praised as "rich and funny" is now available in paperback.

When Bob Tarte bought a house in rural Michigan, he was counting on a tranquil haven. Enslaved by Ducks Book Summary and Study Guide. Bob Tarte Booklist Bob Tarte Message Board. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of Enslaved by Ducks; Writer Bob Tarte and his wife Linda live in Michigan in an old farmhouse with an unused barn.

They have opened their home up to many animals over the last two decades, starting innocently enough with a. by, Bob Tarte From talking starlings to terrorizing turkeys, Tarte’s book demonstrates how our pets play an extraordinarily wonderful part in our lives.

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Algonquin Books,pp. Publication Date: October 1, Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover (11/21/) MP3 CD (4/11/) Compact Disc (4/11/).ENSLAVED BY DUCKS: How One Man Went from Head of the Household to Bottom of the Pecking Order Bob Tarte, Author. Algonquin $ (p) ISBN