Coyote Blue: A Novel by Christopher Moore

By Christopher Moore

Book Details:

ISBN: 1416558470
EAN: 9781416558477
ASIN: 1416558470
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publication Date: 2008-03-18
Number of Pages: 320
Website: Amazon, LibraryThing, Google Books, Goodreads

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From grasp of subversive humor Christopher Moore comes a unusual, irreverent novel of affection, fantasy, metaphysics, outlaw cycling, angst, and outrageous redemption.

As a boy, he was once Samson Hunts by myself -- until eventually a perilous false impression with the legislations pressured him to escape the Crow reservation at age fifteen. at the present time he's Samuel Hunter, a winning Santa Barbara coverage salesman with a Mercedes, a condominium, and a hole, invented existence. Then someday, future deals him the damaging reward of affection -- within the beautiful kind of Calliope Kincaid -- and a curse within the unheralded visual appeal of an old god by way of the identify of Coyote. Coyote, the trickster, has arrived to reawaken the paranormal storyteller inside of Sam...and to significantly screw up his lifestyles within the process.

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Author Name: Christopher Moore

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Christopher Moore (born 1957 in Toledo, Ohio) is an American author of absurdist fiction. He grew up in Mansfield, OH, and attended Ohio nation college and Brooks Institute of images in Santa Barbara, CA.

Moore's novels quite often contain conflicted everyman characters all at once suffering via supernatural or notable conditions. Inheriting a humanism from his love of John Steinbeck and a feeling of the absurd from Kurt Vonnegut, Moore is a best-selling writer with significant cult status.

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Next in line would be its slightly smaller cousin, the Japanese giant salamander. With its bulbous head, small eyes, and wrinkly skin, this massive amphibian feeds on insects, frogs, and fish. Did you know? Fig. 18 Sensory nodes. Distribution: China. indd 30 The Chinese giant salamander has very poor eyesight. Instead it relies on sensory nodes that extend from the creature’s head to its tail, and which can detect the slightest vibrations. 1 4/13/12 11:08 AM 31 GIANT SALAMANDER Fig. 19 Chinese Giant Salamander Pop Quiz 1.

Giant anteaters walk on their knuckles to protect their long front claws? . giant anteaters are solitary creatures, with the exception of the newborn, which rides on its mother’s back? . baby anteaters line up the stripes on their fur exactly with their mother’s stripes? Scientists are not sure why they do this. Perhaps to make the baby hard for predators to spot? . the giant anteater sleeps as much as 15 hours per day? It also uses its long, bushy tail as a blanket. . the surrealist artist Salvador Dalí had a pet giant anteater, which he occasionally took for strolls through Paris?

1 In most cases, you can see the glass frog’s liver, digestive tract, lungs, and sometimes the heart beating through its skin. Inches 1 2 There are believed to be at least 138 species of glass frogs. Fig. indd 46 3 Glass frogs often lay their eggs on leaves that overhang water pools. When the eggs hatch, the tadpoles drop into the water. 4 Glass frogs are occasionally found hiding in kitchen cabinets next to dishes and bowls. (Okay, I made that up. ) 3/27/12 12:56 PM 47 GREAT HORNBILL Kingdom Animalia Phylum Chordata Class Aves Order Coraciiformes Family Bucerotidae Genus Buceros Species B.

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