The Wrong Dog

Author: David Elliot Cohen
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ISBN: 9780999160244
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From David Elliot Cohen, the multi-New York Times bestselling author of One Year Off, The Wrong Dog is the heartwarming, often hilarious, story of Simba II, a mischievous white Labrador puppy brought home by accident. As he grows into an enormous ninety-pound dog with a huge personality, Simba cements the bond between two families and enriches their lives in countless ways. When the family moves from San Francisco to New York, the author is charged with bringing Simba to the family's new home, so he and his best friend, Erick, load the old hound into the back of a station wagon and set out on a 3,300-mile once-in-a-lifetime road trip across America. With stops at Buck Owens' Crystal Palace; the Las Vegas Strip; Meteor Crater; the Painted Desert; Cadillac Ranch; Winslow, Arizona; Gallup, New Mexico; Graceland, and other all-American landmarks, this engaging and poignant volume chronicles an epic journey, the unconditional love between one dog and his family, and the vast and benevolent role dogs play in American family life. But most of all, The Wrong Dog shows us how the end of life can sometimes be the richest part of all.

Arthur

Author: Mikael Lindnord
Publisher: Edel:Books
ISBN: 3841904866
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Inmitten des ecuadorianischen Dschungels trifft der schwedische Extremsportler Mikael mit seinem Team auf einen verwahrlosten Straßenhund – ausgemergelt und mit Wunden übersät: Arthur. Der Hund weicht ihm nicht mehr von der Seite und folgt ihm selbst durch knietiefen Matsch und im Kayak. Nach 650 km durch die Wildnis Ecuadors steht nicht mehr das Gewinnen des Rennens im Vordergrund sondern das neue Teammitglied heil nach Hause zu bringen. Für Leser des Bestsellers "Bob, der Streuner"

Unconditional Love

Author: Melanie Higgins Zysk
Publisher: Unconditional Love
ISBN: 0595439209
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Melanie Higgins Zysk was a purebred city girl-until she discovered how animals could soothe her soul and enhance her life. Since then, Melanie and her husband, Tim, have made it their mission to provide shelter and love for animals of all kinds, including cats, dogs, pigs, and even cows. This heartwarming memoir pays tribute to Melanie's lasting love affair with animals small and large. Over the years, she and her husband have adopted abused, neglected, or unwanted animals and cared for them on their Florida ranch. Melanie has developed a set of beliefs about the human relationship with animals, and she has come to realize that each creature has a distinct personality, a warm heart, passion, and even a sense of humor. Melanie and Tim operate on the firm belief that every animal-whether an unfriendly cat, overweight pig, or blind cow-needs to love and be loved. Warmly portraying one woman's extraordinary devotion to animals, this moving story gives voice to the unbreakable bond between human and animal and demonstrates the remarkable power of unconditional love.

Luke S Tale

Author: Carol McKibben
Publisher: Troll River Publications
ISBN: 1939564204
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Luke's Tale Made The Spirited Woman Top 12 Pick List of 2013... "A touching, introspective story of human behavior from the eyes of a flawless canine!" Luke, an intelligent, 89-pound yellow Labrador retriever, has an odd ability to understand human conversations and actions. When his owner’s girlfriend, Sara Colson, discovers she has breast cancer Luke is the sole secret keeper of her disease. Not knowing if she’ll survive, Sara leaves her boyfriend, Ashlundt Jaynes, to shield him from the pain. Luke, knowing how to give unconditional love, is the catalyst bringing the two lovers back together and helps them stay together while Sara and Ashlundt overcome a series of life-changing events. At the heart of Luke’s Tale is the story of two young lovers together and see them through their struggle with unforeseen disillusionment to build a lasting relationship -- and the loving, furry creature who is devoted to them beyond all reason.

Bitter Persimmons

Author: A. S. Friedell
Publisher: Dime Box Press
ISBN: 9781594571053
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A.S. Friedells long journey to self-significance begins as a lonely child on a rural Texas cotton farm. Born shortly after the Pearl Harbor attack, her childhood is shaped both by the idyllic and romantic ballads of the '40s and the seemingly perfect marriage of her distant, narcissistic parents. Her search for love and significance propels her through five difficult marriages in a crooked maze of lost love, each turn uncovering only disappointment and a false sense of belonging. A vow to love her two children unconditionally leads her to abandon her search for self-worth in a perfect someone and instead discover a warm and strangely perfect comfort in the significance of motherhood.

Die Subtile Kunst Des Darauf Schei Ens

Author: Mark Manson
Publisher: MVG Verlag
ISBN: 3961210594
Size: 44.17 MB
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Scheiß auf positives Denken sagt Mark Manson. Die ungeschönte Perspektive ist ihm lieber. Wenn etwas scheiße ist, dann ist es das eben. Und wenn man etwas nicht kann, dann sollte man dazu stehen. Nicht jeder kann in allem außergewöhnlich sein und das ist gut so. Wenn man seine Grenzen akzeptiert, findet man die Stärke, die man braucht. Denn es gibt so viele Dinge, auf die man im Gegenzug scheißen kann. Man muss nur herausfinden, welche das sind und wie man sie sich richtig am Arsch vorbeigehen lässt. So kann man sich dann auf die eigenen Stärken und die wichtigen Dinge besinnen und hat mehr Zeit, sein Potential gänzlich auszuschöpfen. Die subtile Kunst des darauf Scheißens verbindet unterhaltsame Geschichten und schonungslosen Humor mit hilfreichen Tipps für ein entspannteres und besseres Leben. Damit man seine Energie für sinnvolleres verwendet als für Dinge, die einem egal sein können.

The Jack Russell Terrier Canine Companion Or Demon Dog

Author: Don Rainwater
Publisher: Don and Kellie Rainwater
ISBN: 1434848906
Size: 45.42 MB
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There are many breed books out there, but this book will give you all you need to know about the tenacious Jack Russell Terrier. How to train, how to raise, and how to show a Jack Russell Terrior is covered in detail from puppy to a family pet.

Du Erinnerst Mich An Morgen

Author: Katie Marsh
Publisher: Diana Verlag
ISBN: 3641209706
Size: 21.33 MB
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Zoe will gerade die Zukunft mit ihrer großen Liebe Jamie beginnen, als sie ihre Vergangenheit einholt. Kurz vor der Trauung erreicht sie der Hilferuf ihrer Mutter, mit der sie seit Jahren nicht gesprochen hat. Ohne nachzudenken verlässt Zoe die eigene Hochzeit und findet eine veränderte Mutter. Die Neuigkeit trifft sie mit voller Wucht: Gina ist mit gerade mal Anfang fünfzig an Alzheimer erkrankt. Der Alltag wird bedrohlicher, die Versöhnung mit ihrer Tochter immer dringlicher. Zoe will Gina beistehen, ist aber auch damit konfrontiert, dass Jamie sie nach der geplatzten Hochzeit verlassen hat. Ist er bereit, ihr eine zweite Chance zu geben? Und können Mutter und Tochter die Vergangenheit überwinden, jetzt da Gina ihre Erinnerung langsam, aber unaufhaltsam verliert?

A Season For Painting

Author: Verity Norton
Publisher: The Fiction Works
ISBN: 1581243049
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It has been more than two years since the last McCullough cousin got married, and Kieran McCullough Burnett is starting to feel the pressure. Despite several of his cousins claiming they would never go near the altar, only to give in once struck down by love, he is determined to remain a bachelor. The best-selling author has no interest in marriage. He is very happy living his reclusive life, writing away to his heart’s content on his grandmother’s estate. Until his heart takes a detour in the direction of one particular spirited Irish artist. Brynn Sullivan does not believe in marriage. She isn’t even certain she believes in love, at least for herself. She is still suffering the ramifications of her parents’ divorce and her own failed relationships. The one thing she does believe in is her art and the unconditional love of a dog. At least until she meets Kieran McCullough Burnett and his eccentric, world-renowned artist grandmother, both of whom enchant her and bring her into a world of art, acceptance, and love. And they remind her of what it means to be part of a family.