[bksvol-discuss] Re: Book request from someone

  • From: Valerie Maples <vlmaples@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 2 Jul 2011 15:00:56 -0500

Amazon shows a release date of August 2, 2011.  Looks like a great read!  
Amazon Prime price with free shipping is 14.54 preorder price guaranteed to 
match lower prices at time of release.


On Jul 2, 2011, at 2:28 PM, Chela Robles wrote:

> A friend of mine who has a bookshare membership asked me to request
> this book. If we do have it and when and if we get it into the
> collection, let me know so I can let them know the URL to it once it
> is added, thanks. Have a great 4th!
> Thunder Dog: The True Story of a Blind Man, His Guide Dog, and the
> Triumph of Trust at Ground Zero by Michael Hingson ISBN-10 is
> 140020304X ISBN-13 is 978-1400203048
> Description: A blind man and his guide dog show the power of trust and
> courage in the midst of devastating terror.
> It was 12:30 a.m. on 9/11 and Roselle whimpered at Michael's bedside.
> A thunderstorm was headed east, and she could sense the distant
> rumbles while her owners slept. As a trained guide dog, when she was
> "on the clock" nothing could faze her. But that morning, without her
> harness, she was free to be scared, and she nudged Michael's hand with
> her wet nose as it draped over the bedside toward the floor. She
> needed him to wake up.
> With a busy day of meetings and an important presentation ahead,
> Michael slumped out of bed, headed to his home office, and started
> chipping away at his daunting workload. Roselle, shivering, took her
> normal spot at his feet and rode out the storm while he typed. By all
> indications it was going to be a normal day. A busy day, but normal
> nonetheless. Until they went into the office.
> In Thunder Dog, follow Michael and his guide dog, Roselle, as their
> lives are changed forever by two explosions and 1,463 stairs. When the
> first plane struck Tower One, an enormous boom, frightening sounds,
> and muffled voices swept through Michael's office while shards of
> glass and burning scraps of paper fell outside the windows.
> But in this harrowing story of trust and courage, discover how
> blindness and a bond between dog and man saved lives and brought hope
> during one of America's darkest days.
> About the Author
> Michael Hingson, national ambassador for the Braille Literacy
> Campaign, is a miraculous survivor of 9/11. He now owns The Michael
> Hingson Group, Inc., a consulting firm concerning inclusiveness and
> diversity and a platform for engaging speaking opportunities. A
> graduate of the University of California (Irvine) and a cum laude
> graduate with a master’s degree in physics, Hingson has never let
> blindness stop him from achieving his goals. His life is a testimony
> to the power of trust, perseverance, and the amazing bond between
> humans and animals. Michael and his wife, Karen, live in the San
> Francisco Bay Area with three yellow lab guide dogs, Roselle (ret.),
> Africa, and Fantasia, and one cat, Sherlock.
> Susy Flory is the author or coauthor of four books, including So Long
> Status Quo, a memoir about nine women who changed the world. Her
> articles have appeared in Today's Christian Woman, Enrichment Journal,
> Guidepostsbooks, Kyria.com, and with Focus on the Family. With degrees
> from UCLA in English and psychology and a background that includes
> journalism, education, and communications, Susy loves to uncover
> stories with happy endings that inspire and challenge readers to a
> life of passion, boldness, and adventure. She grew up on the back of a
> quarter horse in northern California and now lives in the San
> Francisco Bay Area with her husband, two children, and two dogs, Eli
> (a chocolate Lab) and Sprinkles, (a silky terrier). --This text refers
> to the Audio CDedition.
> Product Details
> • Hardcover:256 pages
> • Publisher:Thomas Nelson (August 2, 2011)
> • Language:English

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