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 : 9781743437629
ISBN 13 : 1743437625

'A joyous and moving account of how seemingly small gifts of kindness can make a profound difference. And not to the recipient alone.' - Geraldine Brooks At loose ends with her dau..


A Dog Walks Into A Nursing Home

ISBN 10 : 9781760110604
ISBN 13 : 1760110604

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


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..


Making Gray Gold

ISBN 10 : 0226144798
ISBN 13 : 9780226144795

This first hand report on the work of nurses and other caregivers in a nursing home is set powerfully in the context of wider political, economic, and cultural forces that shape an..


Migrations To Solitude

ISBN 10 : 9780307787491
ISBN 13 : 0307787494

Why do we often long for solitude but dread loneliness? What happens when the walls we build around ourselves are suddenly removed—or made impenetrable? If privacy is something w..


Walking To Listen

ISBN 10 : 9781632867018
ISBN 13 : 163286701X

A memoir of one young man's coming-of-age on a cross-country trek--told through the stories of the people of all ages, races, and inclinations he meets along the highways of Americ..


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..


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