To dance with the white dog: a novel

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Peachtree Publishers, 1990 - Fiction - 179 pages
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A MOVING STORY of love, grief, and coming to terms with death. To Dance With the White Dog is Terry Kay's stunning and unforgettable fourth novel. It is a gentle, moving story about an old man's final rite of passage, about family ties and the universal experience of grieving for a lost love. At the heart of the book is a mysterious white dog which appears after Sam Peek's belove wife has just died and stays with him until just before his own death. Stray dog or phantom? To Sam, the dog is a guardian angel that bridges his final years with warmth and comfort. Sam Peek and his white dog will leap from the pages and into the reader's heart instantly. And the ending of the book is touching, amazing, and delightful all in one.

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An old man tries to cope up the loss of his dear beloved wife.

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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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Terry Kay is the bestselling author of Taking Lottie Home. His previous novels, To Dance with the White Dog and The Runaway, were Hallmark Hall of Fame presentations. He lives in the Atlanta area.

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