[bksvol-discuss] Re: Book request from someone

  • From: Valerie Maples <vlmaples@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 2 Jul 2011 19:34:05 -0500

Hi, Chela!

But if it is there this week, that would make it an ARC and not eligible for 


On Jul 2, 2011, at 4:39 PM, Chela Robles wrote:

> 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
> believe.
> 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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