Alex & Me

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An African Gray parrot, Alex had a brain the size of a shelled walnut, yet he could add, sound out words, understand concepts like bigger, smaller, more, fewer, and none, and he disproved the widely accepted idea that birds possess no potential for language or anything remotely comparable to human intelligence.

"Heartwarming...Alex is a delight."—New York Times Book Review

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Publisher; Date of Pub 9781577314486
Photographs, Illustrations 200
ISBN-13 Macmillan
Edition Paperback
Pages 9781250034144

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Alex & Me

Alex & Me

Irene M. Pepperberg

Includes a new interview with the author and a reading group guide.

230 pp., paperback, photos

"You be good. I love you," were Alex's final words to his owner, research scinetist Irene Pepperberg, before his premature death at age thirty-one.

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