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The Hunt of Her Life: A captivating journey that will touch your heart
The Hunt of Her Life is a nonfiction book about Samantha, an unwanted rescue dog who the author adopts at age 2. This beautifully designed deluxe full-color book, by longtime newspaper journalist Joseph A. Reppucci, contains more than 60 vibrant color photos of dogs to help illustrate the compelling and uplifting story of Samantha - a pretty tricolor bird dog who uses her ...more
Paperback, 140 pages
Published August 1st 2011 by CreateSpace Independent Publishing
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Loved this--most likely because my boys are, like Sam, rescued English Setters. The author has recounted her story as accurately as possible with all the love and tenderness this wonderfully loyal and beautiful breed deserve. I was touched by this book when I first read it and have reread it since the death of my first OESR rescue at the beginning of this month. The journey this author went to for this member of his family is touching and no less than Samantha deserved. Extremely touching...
This was a very sweet book. It got a little complicated when it got deep into the dog's genealogy, but it was fascinating to trace back her roots the way the author did. Anyone who has loved a dog will enjoy this book, especially if they like English Setters or other hunting dogs. Good read, very fast, I read it in about 2 hours on an airplane!
Joseph A. Reppucci of Lexington, Massachusetts, worked 35 years as a reporter and editor on major daily newspapers in the Greater Boston area and is retired from The Patriot Ledger of Quincy, a GateHouse Media newspaper. Mr. Reppucci writes an online column about dogs, The Ruff Report, which appears on hundreds of newspaper websites. The column focuses on animal abuse and rescue as well as other p ...more