A Big Little Life: A Memoir of a Joyful Dog Named Trixie

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HarperCollins Publishers Limited, 2009 - Dogs, Golden Retriever - 271 pages
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Author Dean Koontz and his wife, Gerda, were married a number of years and had no children before they decided to adopt a dog. They brought home a golden retriever who was unable to complete her time ... Read full review

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Love my Golden Holly Jolly, a therapy dog. Involved in a R.E.A.D. program too. Einstein and Trixie were the dogs who made me decide on a Golden after I lost my wonderful 16 year-old American Eskimo Sadie Milady. Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Dean Koontz was born July 9, 1945 in Everett, Pennsylvania. He received a degree in education from Shippensburg State College in 1967. A former high school English teacher as well as a teacher-counselor with the Appalachian Poverty Program, he began writing as a child to escape an ugly home life caused by his alcoholic father. A prolific writer at a young age, he had sold a dozen novels by the age of 25. Early in his career, he wrote under numerous pen names including David Axton, Brian Coffey, K. R. Dwyer, Leigh Nichols, Richard Paige, and Owen West. He is best known for the books written under this own name including Midnight, Cold Fire, The Bad Place, Hideaway, The Husband, Odd Hours, and 77 Shadow Street.

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