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    Distributor: Raincoast Book Distribution Limited Supplies to:CA Availability: Available Excluding:Sep 16, 2020 On Sale Date:Sep 25, 2015 Carton Quantity:44 $21.99 CAD
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Rescue Road
One Man, Thirty Thousand Dogs, and a Million Miles on the Last Hope Highway
By (author): Peter Zheutlin
9781492614074 Paperback, Trade English PETS / Dogs / General Sep 25, 2015
$21.99 CAD
Active 5.64 x 8.19 x 0.69 in | 280 gr 256 pages Sourcebooks

"Peter Zheutlin has written a lovely, moving, important book about a subject that is both heartbreaking and joyful." - Dean Koontz

How far would you go to save a life? This is the extraordinary story of one man who has driven more than 1 million miles to rescue thousands of dogs from hunger, abuse and neglect andgive them a second chance at life and love.

For years, Greg Mahle struggled to keep the last of his family-run restaurants afloat in Ohio. When it finally closed, he was broke and unsure what to do next. Then a stranded van-load of puppies changed his life forever.

Join journalist Peter Zheutlin as he travels with Greg from Ohio to the Gulf Coast on his Rescue Road Trips to bring hard-luck dogs from the deep South to loving "forever families" up north looking to adopt a pet, with the help of many selfless volunteers along the way. From Houston's impoverished Fifth Ward--where thousands of strays roam the streets--and high-kill animal shelters in Louisiana, to joyous scenes of adopters embracing their new pups in the Northeast, Rescue Road is full of heart: an inspiring story aboutthe unique bond between dogs and humans, and how going the extra mile can make a life-changing difference for these loyal canines-and for us all.

A heartwarming, awe-inspiring story of how one man can impact so many lives, human and puppy alike. Fans of Marley and Me, Oogy: The Dog Only A Family Could Love, and You Had Me At Woof will be inspired and touched by this story.

What readers are saying about Rescue Road:

"I stand in awe of those who can do this kind of rescue work, for their persistence, compassion and willingness to get dirty in the service of animals."

"a heartwarming & eye opening journey into the world of dog rescue."

"I highly recommend this book if you are looking to restore your faith in humanity."

"a heart-warming story that reaffirms there are many compassionate people who work tirelessly to save dogs."

What reviewers are saying about Rescue Road:

"An unabashedly sentimental and affecting portrait of a modern-day animal-loving hero." - Kirkus

"a canine caravan with heart and soul..." - Teresa Rhyne, author of the #1 NYT bestseller The Dog Lived (And So Will I)

"Heartwarming doesn't suffice to describe it... restores faith in humanity." - Alexandra Horowitz, author of Inside of a Dog: What Dogs See, Smell, and Know

"A tender, inspiring homage..." - Matthew Gilbert, author of Off the Leash: A Year at the Dog Park

"Inspiring and riveting new book...a must-read..." - The Bark

Peter Zheutlin is a freelance journalist and author whose work has appeared in the Boston Globe and the Christian Science Monitor. He has contributed to the New York Times, the LA Times, AARP Magazine, and numerous other publications. He lives in Needham, Massachusetts, with his wife, author Judith Gelman, and their rescue dog, Albie.

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