by Lisa Couturier
Hardcover, 159 pages, Random House Inc, List Price: $23 | purchase
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Collects essays that describe how animals have adapted to often inhospitable urban habitats in and around New York City and Washington, D.C.
April 30, 2005 Many animals, including some exotic ones, flourish along the margins of suburban development: red-tailed hawks, coyotes, snakes. Lisa Couturier tells Jennifer Ludden about her book The Hopes of Snakes. It weaves stories of animals with the lives of humans around them.
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