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The Emperor's Embrace: Reflections on Animal Families and Fatherhood by  Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson - First Edition. - 1999 - from The Parnassus BookShop and Biblio.com

The Emperor's Embrace: Reflections on Animal Families and Fatherhood

by Masson, Jeffrey Moussaieff

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USA: Pocket Books/Simon & Schuster, 1999. First Edition.. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Type: Hardback Type: Hard Back First Printing. Hardcover Book and Dust Jacket in Fine Condition--as new. Publisher's papers laid in. Bright, clean, unmarked, tight & solid book. The author introduces us to the 'world's best dads' . He takes the reader to such places as the Antarctica where the Emperor Penguin fathers incubate their eggs by carrying them around on their feet for two months; he talks about wolves and why they make good fathers and dogs don't; he also talks about the beaver, sea horse, and marmoset as father. Masson shows how the experience of fatherhood-for animals as well as humans-is a profound experience. 253 pages with index. 9.5 x 6.5 inches. Pocket Books/Simon & Schuster, New York, 1999.

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