Carrying Albert Home LP: The Somewhat True Story of a Man, His Wife, and Her Alligator (paperback)
作者: Homer Hickam 
出版社: HarperLuxe
出版日期: 2015/11/03
重量: 0.59 kg
ISBN-10: 0062416790
ISBN-13: 9780062416797
書城編號: 981716

原價: HK$260.00
現售: HK$247 節省: HK$13

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Big Fish meets The Notebook in this emotionally evocative story about a man, a woman, and an alligator that is a moving tribute to love, from the New York Times bestselling author of the award-winning memoir Rocket Boys--the basis of the movie October Sky.

Elsie Lavender and Homer Hickam (the father of the author) were high school classmates in the West Virginia coalfields, graduating just as the Great Depression began. When Homer asked for her hand, Elsie instead headed to Orlando where she sparked with a dancing actor named Buddy Ebsen (yes, that Buddy Ebsen). But when Buddy headed for New York, Elsie's dreams of a life with him were crushed and eventually she found herself back in the coalfields, married to Homer.

Unfulfilled as a miner's wife, Elsie was reminded of her carefree days with Buddy every day because of his unusual wedding gift: an alligator named Albert she raised in the only bathroom in the house. When Albert scared Homer by grabbing his pants, he gave Elsie an ultimatum: "Me or that alligator " After giving it some thought, Elsie concluded there was only one thing to do: Carry Albert home.

Carrying Albert Home is the funny, sweet, and sometimes tragic tale of a young couple and a special alligator on a crazy 1,000-mile adventure. Told with the warmth and down-home charm that made Rocket Boys a beloved bestseller, Homer Hickam's rollicking tale is ultimately a testament to that strange and marvelous emotion we inadequately call love.

--Florida Times-Union

Homer Hickam 作者作品表

Carrying Albert Home (Paperback)
Carrying Albert Home (Hardcover)
Carrying Albert Home LP: The Somewhat True Story of a Man, His Wife, and Her Alligator (paperback)
Crater (A Helium-3 Novel)
Guinness World Records 2012
eBook: Coalwood Way (DRM EPUB)
Inherit the Wind
eBook: Sky of Stone (DRM EPUB)
Rocket Boys (Paperback)
eBook: Back to the Moon (DRM EPUB)
eBook: Rocket Boys (DRM EPUB)
October Sky (The Coalwood Series #1)
Mouse Paint

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