Traces the relationship between a lowland gorilla with telepathic powers and a humanitarian twelve-year-old girl, who challenges his role and his wisdom as a teacher of humanity.
" Enthralling, shocking, hope-filled, and utterly fearless, Quinn leads us deeper and deeper into the human heart, history, and spirit. Thank God the gorilla is back! In My Ishmael, Quinn strikes out into entirely new territory, posing questions that will rock you on your heels, and providing tantalizing possibilities for a truly new world vision."
--Susan Chernak McElroy, author of Animals as Teachers & Healers
" Irresistible...[Quinn's] ideas are as thought-provoking as ever."
Daniel Quinn's first book, Ishmael, won the Turner Tomorrow Fellowship, a prize for fiction presenting creative and positive solutions to global problems.He is also the author of Providence, The Story of B, and My Ishmael."