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Tuco : the parrot, the others, and a scattershot world

Brett, Brian (author.).

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  • ISBN: 1771640650
  • ISBN: 9781771640657
  • ISBN: 1771640642
  • ISBN: 9781771640640
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource.
  • Publisher: Vancouver : Greystone Books, 2015.

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Summary, etc.: "Both a biography of an irreverent African Grey parrot--given to asking "Whaddya know?" and announcing "Party time!"--and an exploration of the history of birds/ dinosaurs, the relationships between humans and birds, our notions of language and intelligence, and our tendency to "other" anything that is different from us, Tuco also describes Brett's own painful experience of being othered as an androgyne. Provocative, profound, hilarious, and moving, Tuco is most of all the extraordinary story of Brett's decades-long relationship with this singular bird, what Brett calls "a story we made together."--
Subject: Parrots -- Behavior
Human-animal relationships
African gray parrot
Brett, Brian
Human-animal relationships
Parrots -- Behavior
African gray parrot -- Biography
Brett, Brian
Genre: Electronic books.
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