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Three Dog Life

ISBN-10: 0156033232
ISBN-13: 9780156033237
Edition: 2006
Authors: Abigail Thomas
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Description: When Abigail Thomas's husband, Rich, was hit by a car, his skull was shattered, his brain severely damaged. Subject to rages, terrors, and hallucinations--and with no memory of what he did the hour, the day, the year before--he was sent to live in a  More...

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List price: $13.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Publication date: 9/10/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 5.25" wide x 7.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

When Abigail Thomas's husband, Rich, was hit by a car, his skull was shattered, his brain severely damaged. Subject to rages, terrors, and hallucinations--and with no memory of what he did the hour, the day, the year before--he was sent to live in a nursing facility that specializes in treating traumatic brain injuries. This tragedy is the ground on which Abigail had to build a new life. How she built that life is a story of great courage and change, of moving to a small country town, of a new family composed of three dogs, knitting, and friendship, of facing down guilt and discovering gratitude. It is also about her relationship with Rich, a man who lived in the eternal present, and the eerie poetry of his often uncanny perceptions. Hailed by Stephen King as Othe best memoir I have ever read, O this wise, plainspoken, beautiful book enacts the truth Abigail has discovered since the accident: You might not find meaning in disaster, but you might, with effort, make something useful of it.

Abigail Thomas, the daughter of renowned science writer Lewis Thomas "(The Lives of a Cell)", is the mother of four children and the grandmother of twelve. She is the author of six previous books, including the memoir "A Three Dog Life", which was named one of the best books of 2006 by the "Los Angeles Times" and The" "Washington Post". When Thomas can't write, she paints. She teaches writing and lives in Woodstock, New York, with her four dogs.

""What Stays the Same""—currently with
""Accident""-- published in ""O""
""Home""--published in ""O""
""Comfort"" –published inDog is My Co-Pilot, Bark Anthology
""Surprises"" –not placed serially
""Magnificent Frigate Bird"" –published in Tin House
""Learning To Live Alone"" –published in Self
""How to Break up a Dog Fight"" –not placed serially
""Dog Talk"" –published in Bark
""How to Banish Melancholy"" –to be published inWomen’s
Best Friend, Seal Press Anthology

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