The Resource The Wrong Dog Dream: : a True Romance, (ebook)

The Wrong Dog Dream: : a True Romance, (ebook)

Label
The Wrong Dog Dream: : a True Romance
Title
The Wrong Dog Dream:
Title remainder
a True Romance
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Language
eng
Summary
The author calls this 'a true romance, ' saying, it's the part of her personal history she, being superstitious, was almost afraid to write. She'd grown up accustomed to bad luck, but had - by accident or miracle - survived her own circumstances: being orphaned, her own misspent youth, the chaos of a broken marriage. She'd more than survived, she'd even triumphed and had awakened into a kind of charmed splendor to find herself living in a white marble city with storybook castles, knowing famous people, being invited to the White House to listen to her husband discuss Yeats with the President of the United States, as Bill Clinton drinks Diet Coke from the can. And into this fabled chapter of the writer's life comes the perfect dog, an English Springer Spaniel named Whistler who arrives not only the family pet, but as her private symbol of triumph over all that age-old sadness. She wants to ignore it but can't help but see that their perfect pup is something of a neurotic mess, snarling at manhole covers, barking at children, growling at people in wheelchairs. The writer herself is not seemingly done with the anxieties born of all that early trauma and loss, and she begins to worry obsessively about losing this difficult dog, the one they so love. Wrrrrnnnggdgggg! she begins to dream. Wrrrrrnnnnng dgggg!
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Vandenburgh, Jane
Dewey number
636.7
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • English springer spaniels
  • Vandenburgh, Jane
  • Human-animal relationships
  • Dogs
  • Dogs
  • Dog owners
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
The Wrong Dog Dream: : a True Romance, (ebook)
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Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781619022096
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11777920
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11777920
System control number
MWT11777920
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The Wrong Dog Dream: : a True Romance, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781619022096
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11777920
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11777920
System control number
MWT11777920
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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