Going Home: Finding Peace when Pets Die

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Thorndike Press, 2011 - Family & Relationships - 289 pages
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From the beloved author of A Dog Year and Soul of a Dog

comes a moving meditation on coping with the loss of the animals that have enriched our lives.

Jon Katz returns with a thoughtful exploration of the ways in which people grieve for their pets. Filled with helpful advice philosophical questions and emotional reflections about Katz's own animals this book is about far more than just the grieving process; it's also a comfort to heartbroken pet owners a guide to letting go and a means to begin moving on.

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Review: Going Home: Finding Peace When Pets Die

User Review  - Christina Heckle - Goodreads

I really tried to finish this book. I'm having a hard time with the sudden death of my baby girl who passed from Cancer last month. I started this and the first chapter or two was great. I was very ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jules - Goodreads

Katz does some really good work with grief in this book. Grief is a difficult subject to tackle and I appreciated the way he used his words to articulate his own grief and the grief of those who had ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Jonathan Katz initially worked as a reporter and editor for The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Boston Globe and The Washington Post, and later as executive producer of the CBS Morning News. Jon Katz is now a media critic, a journalist, and the author of several books covering a vast repertoire of topics. Katz has written several novels as well as non-fiction works which cover topics ranging from geek culture to his relationship with dogs. His titles include The Story of Rose, Dancing Dogs, A Good Dog, and Meet the Dogs of Bedlam Farm.

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