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L.A. as scene of the crime in 'The Care and Feeding of Exotic Pets'
L.A. as scene of the crime in 'The Care and Feeding of Exotic Pets'

-------------------- "The Care and Feeding of Exotic Pets" A Novel By Diana Wagman Ig Publishing: 240 pp., $15.95 -------------------- A giant iguana isn't something we've come to expect as a key component in an L.A. novel, but that's what local writer Diana Wagman has done with "The Care and Feeding of Exotic Pets." A brisk and vividly drawn kidnapping tale, Wagman's fourth novel hinges on the 7-foot long lizard of its title, but its core lies somewhere far more familiar to those who call Los Angeles home. At the center of Wagman's story is Winnie Parker, a 38-year-old single mother who split from her wealthy game show host husband some...

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