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To Dance with the White Dog

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Publisher Comments:

Sam Peek's children are worried. Since that "saddest day" when Cora, his beloved wife of fifty-seven good years, died, no one knows how he will survive. How can this elderly man live alone on his farm? How can he keep driving his dilapidated truck down to the fields to care for his few rows of pecan trees? And when Sam begins telling his children about a dog as white as the pure driven snow — that seems invisible to everyone but him — his children think that grief and old age have finally taken their toll.

But whether the dog is real or not, Sam Peek — "one of the smartest men in the South when it comes to trees" — outsmarts them all. Sam and the White Dog will dance from the pages of this bittersweet novel and into your heart, as they share the mystery of life, and begin together a warm and moving final rite of passage.

Winner of the Southeastern Library Association's Outstanding Author Award.

Synopsis:

This brilliantly realized novel of life, loss, mystery and hope has garnered exceptional critical praise. An old man (whose wife of 57 years has died) and his mythic white dog teach a lasting lesson in love, hope and the importance of believing in yourself to his worried child.

About the Author

Terry Kay's novels include Taking Lottie Home, The Runaway, Shadow Song, and the now-classic To Dance with the White Dog, twice nominated for the American Booksellers Book of the Year Award, and winner of the Southeastern Library Association Book of the Year Award. Terry Kay has been married for 44 years and has four children and seven grandchildren. He lives in Athens, Georgia.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780671726737
Author:
Kay, Terry
Publisher:
Washington Square Press
Location:
New York, N.Y.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Family
Subject:
Southern states
Subject:
Domestic fiction
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Family -- Southern States.
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
B102
Series Volume:
143
Publication Date:
November 1991
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.31 in 5.95 oz

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