A Beautiful Truth

A Beautiful Truth

DAISY - 2014
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Walt and Judy are deeply in love, but Judy longs for a child and finds that life is holding few surprises. Walt measures all beauty against that of Judy but doesn't want her eyes to get any sadder. They stay side by side and search for distractions, realizing they may never have a family. On a day when hope seems low, Walt finds an unexpected opportunity in the pages of Life magazine. Soon they are welcoming Looee, born in Sierra Leone, into their home in the hills of Vermont, where they come to regard him as their son. Hundreds of miles away, at the Girdish Institute in Florida, a group of chimpanzees has been studied for decades. There is proof that chimps have memories and solve problems, that they can learn language and need friends. As Looee and Mr. Ghoul's distant but parallel paths through childhood, adolescence and early middle age converge, a new experience of family is formed.
Publisher: Toronto : CNIB, 2014.
Characteristics: 1 compact disc (9 hrs., 49 min.) :,digital, stereophonic ;,12 cm.
digital, Digital recording, rda
Additional Contributors: Carnwath, Jane - Narrator

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