Trusting Calvin : how a dog helped heal a Holocaust survivor's heart (Book, 2012) [WorldCat.org]
skip to content
Trusting Calvin : how a dog helped heal a Holocaust survivor's heart Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Trusting Calvin : how a dog helped heal a Holocaust survivor's heart

Author: Sharon L Peters
Publisher: Guilford, Connecticut : Lyons Press, [2012] ©2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Max Edelman was just 17 when the Nazis took him to the first of five work camps, where his only hope of survival was to keep quiet and raise an emotional shield. After witnessing a German Shepherd kill a fellow prisoner, he developed a lifelong fear of dogs. Beaten into blindness, Max survived, buried the past, and moved on. But when he retired, he needed help. After a month of training, he received Calvin, a  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Personal narratives
Biography
Autobiographies
Biographies
Named Person: Max Edelman; Max Edelman
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sharon L Peters
ISBN: 9780762780617 0762780614
OCLC Number: 783147316
Description: vii, 183 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Sharon Peters.

Abstract:

Max Edelman was just 17 when the Nazis took him to the first of five work camps, where his only hope of survival was to keep quiet and raise an emotional shield. After witnessing a German Shepherd kill a fellow prisoner, he developed a lifelong fear of dogs. Beaten into blindness, Max survived, buried the past, and moved on. But when he retired, he needed help. After a month of training, he received Calvin, a devoted chocolate Labrador retriever. Here is the remarkable story of a man who survived history and the dog that unlocked his heart.

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"A well-written, grim portrayal of Edelman's struggle to survive."-Publishers Weekly"Sharon Peters masterfully shares the journey of Calvin, Boychick, and Tobi, the guide dogs who penetrated a Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.