Did Vicki Hearne Write Only For Smart People?

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Reading anything by Vicki Hearne is a daunting experience; surely not for the faint hearted. There is an intellectual rigor to her writing that brings all of her gifts and talents to bear. She was not just an animal trainer who drew high praise from her peers - Carol Lea Benjamin, Donald Craig and Elizabeth Marshall, to name a few. Hearne was also a poet and a philosopher. She had STRONG opinions about all kinds of controversial subjects and she wasn't afraid to call a spade a spade as … [Read more...]