by J.H. Soeder (Goodreads Author)
True Tails is not just a collection of anectdotal stories about the animals that surround us. It's the true story of the life of a young boy who, at the age of two, discovers that the can hear animals speak and how those conversations affect and mold his life. Through these stories you'll discover some secrets about animals along with some incredibly funny moments of the w...more
Paperback, 304 pages
Published February 13th 2010 by Art Universe
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May 09, 2011 D.E. rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: animal lovers, animal advocates, kids, adults
Recommended to D.E. by: the author
One of the most amazing books I've ever read. Opened my eyes to the sentience and ability of animals to formulate thoughts and communicate. Since age 2, Jon has had this ability. He kept it quiet for many years, but has finally written a riveting book about his experiences with animals and how they have been entwined with his life. Some concepts are more advanced than very young children might understand, but most of it would be fine. As an adult, I was wholly absorbed in Jon's "tail." Amazing s...more
Jon Soeder has in many ways lived many lives, all in one lifetime. A resident of Southern California since birth, except for his studies at the University of Miami in Florida, he initially intended to become a marine biologist. The story of how he arrived at a different calling is revealed in one of his stories of amazing sequential events which are described in Fingers in the Light. These events...moreMore about J.H. Soeder...