I read this but don't remember when.
Good story but very disappointed with the language. The F bombs used were totally unnecessary.
A rich, deep story. A self-made man, who loses everything, and a stray pit bull, born and bred to fight, are brought together by chance. Neither plan to become a pack... but the power of companionship brings a balm of healing to their tragically wounded lives. A great summer read, illustrating that both stray dogs, and stray people, can be redeemed.
One of my all time favorites.
This book stole my heart. It is the authors best book to date. Truly heart warming
Heart warming story of a man who loses everything in order to appreciate what he never really had in the first place.
again another really well written book by the master telling authoress. Junly5 2012
Adam March has it all - he is a self-made man - with a high-powered executive career, a beautiful wife, an accomplished teenage daughter, a well-appointed home and all the right friends. One day his secretary leaves him a memo “Your sister called” and, overwrought by feelings that he has sublimated for many years, he slaps her…..and loses everything.
Fast forward - Adam is living in a tiny apartment, he has no job, no money, his wife hates him, his daughter scorns him and of course his “friends” are all gone. And, he is doing his community service in a soup kitchen for the homeless. In the same neighbourhood, a pit bull lives in a squalid basement, only brought out to fight in illegal and brutal dog fights. Chapter by chapter, these two down-and-out, lost souls each tell their stories. Through a random series of events, Adam and the pit bull, Chance, end up living together and what begins as a begrudging tolerance for one another evolves into love, devotion and an aching need for each other’s safety and happiness. Fans of Garth Stein’s The Art of
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One of those rare books that makes you see something in a different light. I am looking at my own dog from a totally different perspective now! I love the way the author writes part of the story from the perspective of the dog. By the last few chapters, I was literally balling. I have never had this reaction to a book before! Loved it.
I like stories/books about redemption and overcoming obstacles to become better people. This is one of them.
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