To Dance With the White Dog

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Washington Square Press, Nov 1, 1991 - Fiction - 192 pages
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Sam Peek's children are worried. Since that "saddest day" when Cora, his beloved wife of fifty-seven good years, died, no one knows how he will survive. How can this elderly man live alone on his farm? How can he keep driving his dilapidated truck down to the fields to care for his few rows of pecan trees? And when Sam begins telling his children about a dog as white as the pure driven snow -- that seems invisible to everyone but him -- his children think that grief and old age have finally taken their toll.
But whether the dog is real or not, Sam Peek -- "one of the smartest men in the South when it comes to trees" -- outsmarts them all. Sam and the White Dog will dance from the pages of this bittersweet novel and into your heart, as they share the mystery of life, and begin together a warm and moving final rite of passage.
Winner of the Southeastern Library Association's Outstanding Author Award.

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User Review  - Tess Ailshire - Goodreads

In general, I like this style of fiction, where the author writes in simplistic sentences and a matter-of-fact voice, so I was taken from the beginning. The e-book preface and end notes added to my ... Read full review

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User Review  - Ruthie - Goodreads

I found this on the 50 cent shelf at Half Price books, along with several others. When I came I chose this one to start readi g on a rainy Saturday afternoon. I could not make myself put it down and ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
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Section 2
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Section 3
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About the author (1991)

Terry Kay's novels include Taking Lottie Home, The Runaway, Shadow Song, and the now-classic To Dance with the White Dog, twice nominated for the American Booksellers Book of the Year Award, and winner of the Southeastern Library Association Book of the Year Award. Terry Kay has been married for 44 years and has four children and seven grandchildren. He lives in Athens, Georgia.

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