Funny Farm | Laurie Zaleski | St. Martin's Publishing Group

Funny Farm

My Unexpected Life with 600 Rescue Animals

Laurie Zaleski

Funny Farm


Laurie Zaleski never aspired to run an animal rescue; that was her mothers dream. But from girlhood, Laurie was determined to make the dream come true. Thirty years later, she did it, buying a 15-acre farm in South Jersey. But just two weeks before moving day Laurie’s mother died. In her heartbreak, Laurie established the Funny Farm Animal Rescue. This is her story.

“Makes an enjoyable read for animal lovers and anyone interested in a true story of a generous and unconventional life.”
—Associated Press

“An ebullient memoir and a reminder that the bigger your heart, the greater the rewards.”
People magazine

“This story of grit and resilience is 100 percent inspiring.”
—Real Simple

“[A] heartwarming debut.”
Publishers Weekly

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