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Rescued : What Second-Chance Dogs Teach Us About Living with Purpose, Loving with Abandon, and Finding Joy in the Little Things

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Discover the astonishing lessons rescue dogs can teach us about life, love, and ourselves As seen on BuzzFeed's "Best Books Gift Guide" In the follow-up to his New York Times bestseller Rescue Road, acclaimed journalist Peter Zheutlin offers a heartwarming and often humorous new look into the world of rescue dogs. Sharing lessons from his own experiences adopting Labs with large personalities as well as stories and advice from dozens of families and rescue advocates, Zheutlin reveals the surprising and inspiring life lessons rescue dogs can teach us, such as: - How to "walk a mile in a dog's paws" to get a brand-new perspective
- Living with a dog is not one continuous Hallmark moment--but it's never dull!
- Why having a dog helps you see your faults and quirks in a new light, even if you can't "shed" them completely
- How to set the world right, one dog at a time For anyone who loves, lives with, or has ever wanted a dog, this charming book shows how the dogs whose lives we save can change ours for the better too.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 140 x 210 x 12.7mm | 181.44g
  • J.P.Tarcher,U.S./Perigee Bks.,U.S.
  • United States
  • English
  • - B&W PHOTOS CHAPTER OPENERS
  • 0143131176
  • 9780143131175
  • 1,513,947

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Praise for Peter Zheutlin's Rescue Road "A lovely, moving, important book about a subject that is both heartbreaking and joyful."--Dean Koontz "Heartwarming doesn't suffice to describe it: this tale...restores faith in humanity."--Alexandra Horowitz
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About Peter Zheutlin

PETER ZHEUTLIN is a freelance journalist and bestselling author, whose work appears regularly in national publications, including The Boston Globe and The Christian Science Monitor. Zheutlin has also written for The LA Times, Parade Magazine, AARP Magazine and numerous other national newspapers and magazines. He is the author of the New York Times bestseller, Rescue Road: One Man, Thirty Thousand Dogs and a Million Miles on the Last Hope Highway, as well as one other book. He lives in Massachusetts with his wife, author Judith Gelman and two rescued Labradors.
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