A Dog Walks Into a Nursing Home

A layabout mutt turned therapy dog leads her owner to a new understanding of the good life.

At loose ends with her daughter leaving home and her husband on the road, Sue Halpern decided to give herself and Pransky, her under-occupied Labradoodle, a new leash—er, lease—on life by getting the two of them certified as a therapy dog team. Smart, spirited, and instinctively compassionate,…

By Sue Halpern


A Dog Walks Into A Nursing Home

ISBN 10 : 9781101616062
ISBN 13 : 1101616067

A layabout mutt turned therapy dog leads her owner to a new understanding of the good life. At loose ends with her daughter leaving home and her husband on the road, Sue Halpern de..


Riverhead Books Summer 2013 Insider

ISBN 10 : 9780698141643
ISBN 13 : 0698141644

Riverhead Books is proud to present our Summer 2013 Insider which gives readers more information about the stories behind—or sometimes from within—our Summer 2013 list. Include..


Joy Unleashed

ISBN 10 : 9781510702417
ISBN 13 : 1510702415

In 2007, Mary Eldergill, a volunteer member of Amigos de Los Animales (Friends of the Animals), discovered a group of newborn puppies on Dead Dog Beach in Puerto Rico. Mary rescued..


Walking To Listen

ISBN 10 : 9781632867025
ISBN 13 : 1632867028

A memoir of one young man's coming of age on a journey across America--told through the stories of the people of all ages, races, and inclinations he meets along the way. Life is f..


Summer Hours At The Robbers Library

ISBN 10 : 9780062678973
ISBN 13 : 0062678973

From journalist and author Sue Halpern comes a wry, observant look at contemporary life and its refugees. Halpern’s novel is an unforgettable tale of family...the kind you come f..


A Dog Walks Into A Bar

ISBN 10 : 9781607348085
ISBN 13 : 160734808X

Howl with laughter at dozens of the very best dog jokes ever collected--and made even funnier by the comic color illustrations that enliven every spread. You'll bark with delight a..


Tea Sticky Buns And The Body Of Christ

ISBN 10 : 1469112590
ISBN 13 : 9781469112596

Tea, Sticky Buns and the Body of Christ, POSTSCIPTS FROM a NURSING HOME, is the story of one family, their beloved but stubborn father, and his last months in a nursing home. A “..


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