Can you hear it? Life. Exploding, singing, shining all around us.
“When you’re a child, the world is full of shiny things — arrowheads and anthills, tiny skulls and frogs eggs, gopher holes and bottle caps, snakeskins, and polliwogs and strange, cool artifacts that came from outer space (maybe). You can’t grab them, touch them, taste them fast enough. Wonder is part of your daily routine.
In MR. COLEMAN, Simmons introduces us to two unforgettable characters: Mr. Coleman, a chimpanzee raised by a human family, and Tim Cameron, the nobly-intentioned but emotionally conflicted man who rescues Coleman from death at the hands of his own kind, then brings him into his home and his life.