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'Born strange': Brian Brett on gender, his parrot Tuco, and life as an Other

Tuco is a multi-talented African grey parrot with a diabolical sense of humour who served as a personal guru for writer Brian Brett for 25 years. Brett recently won a BC Book Prize for his memoir, Tuco: The Parrot, the Others and a Scattershot World.
Tuco is a multi-talented African grey parrot with a diabolical sense of humour who served as a personal guru for writer Brian Brett for 25 years. Brett recently won a BC Book Prize for his memoir, Tuco: The Parrot, the Others and a Scattershot World. 25:36