This story charts the intertwining friendships of a crab, a goat, a bird, and a gecko. Along the way, there are the usual challenges of our eat-or-be-eaten world. The perils of timidity, confusion, and self-doubt. The enticements of vanity and routine. The rewards of fearless generosity and genuine trust.
About the Author
Conservationist and adventurer Peter W. Fong has a hard time keeping still. He’s worked as an artist-in-the-schools in Montana, a travel guidebook writer in China, and a flyfishing guide in Mongolia. In 2018, he led an international team of scientists on a thousand-mile expedition to Russia’s Lake Baikal. His stories and photographs have appeared in American Fiction, Gray’s Sporting Journal, the New York Times, and many other publications. He and his wife live with a tortoiseshell cat and a Labrador retriever in Tangier, Morocco.