Going Home: Finding Peace when Pets Die

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Thorndike Press, 2011 - Family & Relationships - 289 pages
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A New York Times Bestselling Author -- 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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User Review  - marsap - LibraryThing

Written by Jon Katz, the author of the Bedlam Farm stories--this book deals with the loss of a pet, through his personal experiences of loss. What I particularly liked was his discussion of not just ... Read full review

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User Review  - kblinn - LibraryThing

Having just lost a pet a couple of weeks ago, I have anxiously awaited the arrival of this book. I found it well worth the wait. One of his Katz's contentions is that people need to think about and ... 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, Meet the Dogs of Bedlam Farm and The Second Chance Dog: A Love Story.

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