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A dog walks into a nursing home : lessons in the good life from an unlikely teacher

Author: Sue Halpern
Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First Riverhead trade paperback editionView all editions and formats
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"Sue Halpern decided to give herself and Pransky, her under-occupied Labradoodle, a new leash -- er, lease -- on life by getting the two of them certified as a therapy dog team. Smart, spirited, and instinctively compassionate, Pransky turned out to be not only a terrific therapist but an unerring moral compass. And little by little, their adventures expanded and illuminated Halpern's sense of what virtue is and  Read more...
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Named Person: Sue Halpern; Sue Halpern
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sue Halpern
ISBN: 1594632693 9781594632693
OCLC Number: 861069091
Description: 312 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Sue Halpern.

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"Sue Halpern decided to give herself and Pransky, her under-occupied Labradoodle, a new leash -- er, lease -- on life by getting the two of them certified as a therapy dog team. Smart, spirited, and instinctively compassionate, Pransky turned out to be not only a terrific therapist but an unerring moral compass. And little by little, their adventures expanded and illuminated Halpern's sense of what virtue is and does -- how acts of kindness transform the giver as well as the given-to" -- Page [4] of cover.

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