Dreaming in Libro: How a Good Dog Tamed a Bad Woman
In a city park, a woman meets an abandoned, amber-eyed boxer who follows her home. They spend a honeymoon year discovering each other's idiosyncrasies (morning dog or evening dog?). Then life settles into routine, and the freewheeling woman realizes that she and her bilingual comedian of a dog are “happily stuck with each other,” for better or worse. In this witty, tender memoir, Louise Bernikow charts a love story across eight years, as she and Libro take Manhattan by storm. They revel in the perks of the media spotlight; spend a hilarious summer in the Hamptons; and volunteer for pet therapy after 9/11, where Libro gets treats and Louise gets kicked out for poor behavior. With wisecracking waggishness, this story about an urban dreamboat who rescues the woman who rescued him “will touch the heart” (BOOKLIST).
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DREAMING IN LIBRO: How a Good Dog Tamed a Bad WomanUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
Bernikow continues the love story between a woman and a boxer begun in Bark If You Love Me (2000)."It is an odd failing of historians and biographers," writes Bernikow, "that the presence of a dog in ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - tjsjohanna - LibraryThing
All these dog books are almost enough to make me want to be a dog person! Ms. Bernikow's memoir of Libro was fun to read and poignant, in the way that love and loss always are. I enjoyed the New York ... Read full review