Each Tuesday, Vicki, from I’d Rather Be At The Beach hosts First Chapter First Paragraph Tuesday Intros where readers post the opening paragraph (sometime two) of a book they are reading or that they plan to read.
W.W. Norton and Company - 2019
Mama's Last Hug
An Ape Matriarch's Farewell
"One month before Mama turned fifty-nine and two months before Jan van Hooff's eightieth birthday, these two elderly hominids had an emotional reunion. Mama, emaciated and near death, was among the world's oldest zoo chimpanzees. Jan with his white hair standing out against a bright red rain jacket, is the biology professor who supervised my dissertation long ago. The two of them had known each other for over forty years."
I love animals and this seemed right up my alley. Does it interest you?