To Dance with the White Dog: A Novel of Life, Loss, Mystery and Hope (RosettaBooks into Film)
- Sales Rank:45,423
- Format:Kindle eBook
- Language:English (Published)
- Media:Kindle Edition
- Number Of Items:1
- Publication Date:June 13, 2011
Sam Peek's Sam's beloved wife of fifty-seven years, Cora, his died. His children are anxious. No one knows how Sam will survive. How can this elderly man live alone? How can he run a farm? How can he keep driving his dilapidated truck down to the fields where he cares for a few rows of pecan trees? When Sam begins telling his children about a dog that is white as a fresh-fallen snow but who is invisible to everyone else, well, his children are sure that grief and old age have finally overcome their father.
But whether the dog is real or not, Sam Peek, "one of the smartest men in the South when it comes to trees," outsmarts everyone. Sam and the White Dog dance from the pages of this bittersweet novel and straight into the reader's heart as the two share the mystery of life and begin together a warm and moving final rite of passage as life draws to a close.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Terry Kay's novels include Taking Lottie Home, The Runaway, Shadow Song, The Valley of Light, and the now classic title To Dance with the White Dog, which was twice nominated for the American Booksellers Book of the Year Award and winner of the Southeastern Booksellers Book of the Year Award. This book was made into a film that starred Oscar-winning actress Jessica Tandy along with her husband, Hume Cronyn, in their final acting roles together.
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