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Kugler, Rob

Summary: "Rob Kugler's A Dog Named Beautiful is an uplifting and unforgettable story of a US Marine, his extraordinary dog, and the road trip of a lifetime."--Provided by publisher. US Marine Rob Kugler not only gave a year of his life in service to his country, but he had also lost a brother in the fighting. Lost in grief, Rob found solace and relief in the one thing that never failed to put a smile on...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2019

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 KUG

Summary: In this film essay, multimedia artist Laurie Anderson presents a monologue touching upon her relationship with her rat terrier Lolabelle, the death of her mother, the heightening of surveillance following 9/11, and other topics.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF HEA

Moon, Ben

Summary: "Denali is the story of the friendship between the author, Ben Moon, and his dog, Denali, as they traveled the American west, and of how Denali supported the author as he battled cancer, and how the author dealt with the cancer illness and death of his dog"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MOON, BEN MOO

Paulsen, Gary.

Summary: The author describes some of the dogs that have had special places in his life, including his first dog, Snowball, in the Philippines; Dirk, who protected him from bullies; and Cookie, who saved his life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Doubleday Dell Books for Young Readers 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC PAU

Paulsen, Gary.

Summary: The author describes some of the dogs that have had special places in his life, including his first dog, Snowball, in the Philippines; Dirk, who protected him from bullies; and Cookie, who saved his life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 1998

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 PAU

Rhyne, Teresa J.

Summary: Recounts the author's journey nursing her adopted beagle Seamus through his cancer treatment as she learned to deal with medical situations, unknowingly preparing herself for her own later triple-negative breast cancer diagnosis.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 RHYNE, TERESA J RHY

O'Hurley, John.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 636.7 OHU

Pinkwater, Daniel Manus

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 813.54 Pinkw

Boylan, Jennifer Finney

Summary: "From bestselling author of She's Not There, New York Times opinion columnist, and human rights activist Jennifer Finney Boylan, Good Boy: My Life in Seven Dogs, a memoir of the transformative power of loving dogs. This is a book about dogs: the love we have for them, and the way that love helps us understand the people we have been. It's in the love of dogs, and my love for them, that I can...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Celadon Books 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BOYLAN, JENNIFER FINNEY BOY

Teichner, Martha

8 holds on 9 copies

Summary: "A memoir of love and loss, of being in the right place at the right time, and of the mysterious ways a beloved pet can bring people together, from CBS Sunday Morning News correspondent and multi-Emmy-Award-winning Martha Teichner. There are true fairy tales. Stories that exist because impossible-to-explain coincidences change everything. Except in real life, not all of them have conventional,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Celadon Books 2021

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Conaboy, Kelly

Summary: "The author met Peter in the spring of 2017. He--calm, puppy-eyed, with the heart of a poet and the soul of, also, a poet--came to her first as a foster. He was unable to stay with his previously assigned foster for reasons that are none of your business,but which we will tell you were related to frequent urination. The rescue needed someone free of the sort of responsibilities that would force...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 636.7 CON

Grossi, Craig

Summary: Tells the uplifting true story of a U.S. Marine, the stray dog he met on an Afghan battlefield, and how they saved each other and now travel America spreading a positive message.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GROSSI, CRAIG GRO

O'Hurley, John.

Summary: Presents a whimsical and reflective collection of life lessons that can be imparted by one's canine companions, sharing such pithy examples as "Every 15 Minutes Is a Brand New Day," "Never Miss a Nap," and "A Cold Can of Meat Is Still a Feast."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hudson Street Press 2006

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 636.7 OHU

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