[bksvol-discuss] Re: Book request from someone

  • From: Chela Robles <cdrobles693@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 2 Jul 2011 14:39:58 -0700

Yeah, but if any of you go to the NFB convention you can get it
autographed and it costs $19.95 the convention is at Orlando Florida I

On 7/2/11, Valerie Maples <vlmaples@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 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.
> Valerie
> 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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