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A dog's way home /

by Cameron, W. Bruce [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Forge, [2017]Edition: First edition.Description: 332 pages ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9780765374653; 076537465X.Subject(s): Pit bull terriers -- Fiction | Psychiatric service dogs -- Fiction | Dogs -- Fiction | Human-animal relationships -- Fiction | Colorado -- Fiction | Human-animal relationships -- Fiction | Dogs -- Fiction | FICTION / Animals | Domestic fiction | Domestic fiction | Fiction | Domestic fictionSummary: "Lucas Ray is shocked when an adorable puppy jumps out of an abandoned building and into his arms. Though the apartment he shares with his mother, a disabled veteran, doesn't allow dogs, Lucas can't resist taking Bella home. Bella is inexplicably drawn to Lucas, even if she doesn't understand the necessity of games like No Barks. As it becomes more difficult to hide her from the neighbors, Lucas begins to sneak Bella into the VA where he works. There, Bella brings joy and comfort where it is needed most. After Bella is picked up by Animal Control because pit bulls are banned in Denver, Lucas has no choice but to send her to a foster home until he can figure out what to do. But Bella, distraught at the separation, doesn't plan to wait. With four hundred miles of dangerous Colorado wilderness between her and her person, Bella sets off on a seemingly impossible and completely unforgettable adventure home."-- Dust jacket.
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<p> The beloved New York Times and USA Today bestseller A Dog's Way Home is now a feature film from Sony Pictures! <br> <br> This remarkable story of one endearing dog's journey home after she is separated from her beloved human is directed by Charles Martin Smith and stars Ashley Judd, Edward James Olmos, Wes Studi, Alexandra Shipp, and Jonah Hauer-King. W. Bruce Cameron and his wife, Cathryn Michon, wrote the screenplay for the film. </p> <p>With four hundred miles of dangerous Colorado wilderness separating one brave dog from her beloved person, Bella sets off on a seemingly impossible and completely unforgettable adventure home.</p> <p> A Dog's Way Home is a beautifully told, charming tale that explores the unbreakable bond between us and those we love. This is a fantastic and exhilarating journey of the heart that brilliantly speaks to the incredible power of love and resilience of spirit that tie us together--making it a perfect gift for everyone who's ever loved a dog.</p> <p> A Dog's Purpose Series <br> #1 A Dog's Purpose <br> #2 A Dog's Journey <br> #3 A Dog's Promise </p> <p> Books for Young Readers <br> Ellie's Story: A Dog's Purpose Puppy Tale <br> Bailey's Story: A Dog's Purpose Puppy Tale <br> Molly's Story: A Dog's Purpose Puppy Tale <br> Max's Story: A Dog's Purpose Puppy Tale <br> Toby's Story: A Dog's Purpose Puppy Tale <br> Shelby's Story: A Dog's Way Home Novel <br> <br> The Rudy McCann Series <br> The Midnight Plan of the Repo Man <br> Repo Madness <br> <br> Other Novels <br> A Dog's Way Home <br> The Dog Master <br> The Dogs of Christmas <br> Emory's Gift </p>

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"Lucas Ray is shocked when an adorable puppy jumps out of an abandoned building and into his arms. Though the apartment he shares with his mother, a disabled veteran, doesn't allow dogs, Lucas can't resist taking Bella home. Bella is inexplicably drawn to Lucas, even if she doesn't understand the necessity of games like No Barks. As it becomes more difficult to hide her from the neighbors, Lucas begins to sneak Bella into the VA where he works. There, Bella brings joy and comfort where it is needed most. After Bella is picked up by Animal Control because pit bulls are banned in Denver, Lucas has no choice but to send her to a foster home until he can figure out what to do. But Bella, distraught at the separation, doesn't plan to wait. With four hundred miles of dangerous Colorado wilderness between her and her person, Bella sets off on a seemingly impossible and completely unforgettable adventure home."-- Dust jacket.

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