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The Resource Dog gone : a lost pet's extraordinary journey and the family who brought him home, Pauls Toutonghi, (large print)

Dog gone : a lost pet's extraordinary journey and the family who brought him home, Pauls Toutonghi, (large print)

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Dog gone : a lost pet's extraordinary journey and the family who brought him home
Title
Dog gone
Title remainder
a lost pet's extraordinary journey and the family who brought him home
Statement of responsibility
Pauls Toutonghi
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Saturday, October 10, 1998. Fielding Marshall is hiking on the Appalachian Trail. His beloved dog--a six-year-old golden retriever mix named Gonker--bolts into the woods. Just like that, he has vanished. And Gonker has Addison's disease. If he's not found in twenty-three days, he will die. The search begins. Fielding and his father, John, are dispatched to the field. They have the family's other dog, Uli, in tow. Combing the trails, Fielding and his father bond like never before. Fielding's sister, Peyton, calls and talks him through some of his lowest moments. And--at home--Fielding's mother, Virginia, sets up a command center. Virginia becomes a field general. With a map and a phone book at her side, she contacts animal shelters, police precincts, general stores, community centers, newspapers, radio stations, churches, and park rangers. She is tireless. The local paper in Waynesboro, Virginia, writes a small story about the family's search. The story hits the AP newswire. Tips--many of them of questionable authenticity--pour in from across the country. But as the search continues, the Marshalls realize they may not survive losing Gonker. Even as the wounds of their past return to haunt them and threaten to jeopardize everything, they know they have one mission: bring Gonker home. With a big heart, intelligent humor, and a deft touch, Pauls Toutonghi tells this true tale of loss, love, and resilience. Dog Gone is by turns a story about how a family comes together in a crisis--and the way heroism can assert itself in the little things we do each day
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Toutonghi, Pauls
Dewey number
636.752/7
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
SF429.G63
LC item number
T68 2016b
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print popular and narrative nonfiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Marshall family
  • Golden retriever
  • Pet loss
  • Human-animal relationships
Label
Dog gone : a lost pet's extraordinary journey and the family who brought him home, Pauls Toutonghi, (large print)
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Publication
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volume
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nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn952982607
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
311 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410494009
Lccn
2016027740
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Dog gone : a lost pet's extraordinary journey and the family who brought him home, Pauls Toutonghi, (large print)
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn952982607
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
311 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410494009
Lccn
2016027740
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations

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