About the Book: Carrying Albert Home: the Somewhat True Story of a Man, His Wife
and Her Alligator
`Must-read... A funny yet tragic tale of a husband and wifes car journey across
the US with Albert the alligator in tow. Yes, really. Marie Claire
A journey of a thousand miles. With an alligator on the back seat. And John
Steinbeck as a passenger.
This is a tale where everything is true, except the bits that are made up.
In 1930s America, the Great Depression made everyones horizons smaller, and
Elsie Lavender found herself back where she began, in the coalfields of West