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The Resource Good boy : my life in seven dogs, Jennifer Finney Boylan

Good boy : my life in seven dogs, Jennifer Finney Boylan

Label
Good boy : my life in seven dogs
Title
Good boy
Title remainder
my life in seven dogs
Statement of responsibility
Jennifer Finney Boylan
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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 best now take the measure of the child I once was, and the bottomless, unfathomable desires that once haunted me. There are times when it is hard for me to fully remember that love, which was once so fragile, and so fierce. Sometimes it seems to fade before me, like breath on a mirror. But I remember the dogs. In her New York Times opinion column, Jennifer Finney Boylan wrote about her relationship with her beloved dog Indigo, and her wise, funny, heartbreaking piece went viral. In Good Boy, Boylan explores what should be the simplest topic in the world, but never is: finding and giving love. Good Boy is a universal account of a remarkable story: showing how a young boy became a middle-aged woman-accompanied at seven crucial moments of growth and transformation by seven memorable dogs. 'Everything I know about love, ' she writes, 'I learned from dogs.' Their love enables us pull off what seem like impossible feats: to find our way home when we are lost, to live our lives with humor and courage, and above all, to best become our true selves"--
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
LBSOR/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1958-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Boylan, Jennifer Finney
Dewey number
  • 818/.5403
  • B
  • 636.7
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Boylan, Jennifer Finney
  • Novelists, American
  • Dog owners
  • Dogs
  • Human-animal relationships
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • PETS
  • Boylan, Jennifer Finney
  • Dog owners
  • Dogs
  • Human-animal relationships
  • Novelists, American
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
Good boy : my life in seven dogs, Jennifer Finney Boylan
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
Introduction: Too dark to read -- Indigo (2017) -- Playboy (1969) -- Sausage (1973) -- Matt the Mutt (1978) -- Brown (1984) -- Alex (1993) -- Lucy (1999) -- Ranger (2018)
Control code
on1131884066
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
249 pages
Isbn
9781250261878
Lccn
2019037746
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1131884066
Label
Good boy : my life in seven dogs, Jennifer Finney Boylan
Publication
Contents
Introduction: Too dark to read -- Indigo (2017) -- Playboy (1969) -- Sausage (1973) -- Matt the Mutt (1978) -- Brown (1984) -- Alex (1993) -- Lucy (1999) -- Ranger (2018)
Control code
on1131884066
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
249 pages
Isbn
9781250261878
Lccn
2019037746
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1131884066

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