Cherished : 21 Writers on Animals They Have Loved and Lost
by Barbara Abercrombie


Overview - Because "grieving for an animal can be a pretty lonely place," Barbara Abercrombie created this joyful, poignant, funny, and smart collection of commiseration. Readers meet the cat who entered a neighbor's window and got in bed with strangers, the dog who demanded down pillows, and even a coyote who became part of the family.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Because "grieving for an animal can be a pretty lonely place," Barbara Abercrombie created this joyful, poignant, funny, and smart collection of commiseration. Readers meet the cat who entered a neighbor's window and got in bed with strangers, the dog who demanded down pillows, and even a coyote who became part of the family. The essays highlight the sometimes surprising things animals add to a household -- and how their loss reverberates. Because these are such fine writers, each essay also reveals larger truths about life. Whether the reader is grieving a loss, cherishing a current companion, or simply relishing a tale well told, the message is clear: it is better to have loved and lost...

* All royalties will be donated to Best Friends Animal Society
* Includes stories by Anne Lamott, Jane Smiley, Jacqueline Winspear, Carolyn See, Mark Doty, and many others

 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9781577319573
  • ISBN-10: 1577319575
  • Publisher: New World Library
  • Publish Date: April 2011
  • Page Count: 213
  • Dimensions: 7.9 x 5 x 0.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.6 pounds


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