Good boy : my life in seven dogs

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"From bestselling author of She's Not There, New York Times opinion columnist, and human rights activist Jennifer Finney Boylan, Good Boy: My Life in Seven Dogs, a memoir of the transformative power of loving dogs. This is a book about dogs: the love we have for them, and the way that love helps us understand the people we have been. It's in the love of dogs, and my love for them, that I can best now take the measure of the child I once was, and the bottomless, unfathomable desires that once haunted me. There are times when it is hard for me to fully remember that love, which was once so fragile, and so fierce. Sometimes it seems to fade before me, like breath on a mirror. But I remember the dogs. In her New York Times opinion column, Jennifer Finney Boylan wrote about her relationship with her beloved dog Indigo, and her wise, funny, heartbreaking piece went viral. In Good Boy, Boylan explores what should be the simplest topic in the world, but never is: finding and giving love. Good Boy is a universal account of a remarkable story: showing how a young boy became a middle-aged woman-accompanied at seven crucial moments of growth and transformation by seven memorable dogs. 'Everything I know about love,' she writes, 'I learned from dogs.' Their love enables us pull off what seem like impossible feats: to find our way home when we are lost, to live our lives with humor and courage, and above all, to best become our true selves"--,Provided by publisher.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Boylan, J. F. (2020). Good boy: my life in seven dogs (First edition.). Celadon Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Boylan, Jennifer Finney, 1958-. 2020. Good Boy: My Life in Seven Dogs. New York: Celadon Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Boylan, Jennifer Finney, 1958-. Good Boy: My Life in Seven Dogs New York: Celadon Books, 2020.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Boylan, Jennifer Finney. Good Boy: My Life in Seven Dogs First edition., Celadon Books, 2020.

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