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Out on a Leash: Exploring the Nature of Reality and Love

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From the internationally bestselling author and beloved actress comes a brilliantly fun-loving and inspiring story of unconditional love.
Shirley MacLaine has found a perfect love in the furry bundle of irresistible canine charms that is Terry. With her winning terrier ways and an endless wellspring of love with no strings attached, Terry has succeeded in doing what no on
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ebook, 208 pages
Published October 21st 2003 by Atria Books (first published 2003)
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Marty
Jan 15, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
As a writer, I love to read or listen to other writers who expand on subject matter that influences their life. Shirley MacLaine's novel "Out on a Leash," is a wonderful thought provoking expression of her world as it relates to her dog Terri.

He insight and spiritualism about the world is often given as wisdom that many leaders of our world should read to understand. Although many religious people may find critical angst about what she expands on about society in general.

I find her knowledge an
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John
Aug 02, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: dog
Shirley tells it like it is! Some readers belittled it because their experience is just too shallow. You have to look a little deeper to see the real meaning of life. Shirley looks deep and sees the light.
Deborah
May 17, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I really like Shirley Maclaine and have enjoyed reading about her career, experiences and personal journey - I thought this book might be pushing it a bit far.....but I really enjoyed it.
Kimberly
Sep 28, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Wonderful! A deep connection of mans/womans best friend.
Based on truth of how love is between pets and human.
Kym Michelle
Jul 15, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I loved this! One of the many books I read whilst recovering from major surgery earlier this year and it was perfect; exactly what I needed :) Thank you Shirley :)
Kathie Lambert
Needed something on the silly side and this suited the bill. There is some philosophizing in it. Listening to Shirley bring voice to her dog was amusing. I don't care for anthropomorphism in general, but at least it was funny. Very quick read.
Sarah Barrington
Made me want a dog and I don't like pests. I mean pets.
Jill
Apr 15, 2012 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Love Shirley, this was a different insight into her life through her dogs eyes.
Eileen
Jul 26, 2010 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
What a STUPID book by a crazy lady!
Teresa
Jan 26, 2009 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2006
different
Diane
Apr 12, 2009 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
The usual from Shirley.
donna smith
Apr 10, 2008 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Excellent perspective on the relationship between owners and their pets.
Jenny Michaels
Don't judge me -- I love her books!
Aditya Dutta
Nov 22, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I know dogs more now, I love pets ... but now I can understand and feel them more.
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Shirley MacLaine is an Academy Award-winning American film and theatre actress, well-known not only for her acting, but for her devotion to her belief in reincarnation. She is also the writer of a large number of autobiographical works, many dealing with her new age beliefs, such as solipsism, as well as her Hollywood career. She is the older sister of Warren Beatty.

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