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.
A moving story of love, grief, and coming to terms with death. The story of elderly Sam Peek, who is still mourning the death of his beloved wife when a mysterious white dog appears, seen only by him. Real dog or phantom, White Dog soothes Sam's grief, brings him closer to his family and reconciles him with his own mortality.

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User Review  - Nina_N - LibraryThing

Yep, this is a true story (although names have changed, numbers of children, and other facts). With such alternations, the writer only meant to celebrate its spirit. And that he has done . . . and a ... Read full review

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User Review  - tess_schoolmarm - LibraryThing

A charming story of a couple, Sam and Cora who were married for 57 years when the Cora suddenly died. Shortly after her death, a white dog appeared. White Dog did not reveal itself to others ... Read full review


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TERRY KAY is the author of seven books, including To Dance With the White Dog, After Eli, and To Whom the Angel Spoke: A Story of the Christmas. To Dance With the White Dog was made into an Emmy Award-winning Hallmark Hall of Fame production, the highest rated television movie of 1993 and the last film to co-star husband-and-wife team Hume Cronyn and Jessica Tandy. It was also twice nominated for the American Booksellers Book of the Year (ABBY) Award.

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