"Mammals" is a disturbing reminder of what a despicable and unpleasant species humans can be. "All families owe it to themselves to have a failure: a family without a failure is not truly a family, for it lacks an element which challenges it and thereby confirms its legitimacy." Caustic, comic and unflinchingly honest, "Mammals" is a cruel but beautiful tale of love, solitude, alcoholism, unemployment and family life. Reminiscent of the late Charles Bukowski, these memoirs recount the life of Uncle, a miserable, ...

Mammals 2006, Black Classic Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780802170194

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Mammals 2006, Canongate Books Ltd, Edinburgh

ISBN-13: 9781841955834

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