Rescue Road: One Man, Thirty Thousand Dogs, and a Million Miles on the Last Hope Highway

Peter Zheutlin (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$14.99  $13.79
Publisher
Sourcebooks
Publish Date
October 06, 2015
Pages
256
Dimensions
5.6 X 0.8 X 8.5 inches | 0.6 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781492614074
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About the Author

Peter Zheutlin is the author of the New York Times bestseller Rescue Road: One Man, Thirty Thousand Dogs and a Million Miles on the Lost Hope Highway; Rescued: What Second-Chance Dogs Teach Us About Living with Purpose, Loving with Abandon, and Finding Joy in the Little Things; and The Dog Went Over the Mountain: Travels With Albie--An American Journey (also available from Pegasus Books), a Lowell Thomas/Societ of American Travel Writers Award winner. Peter lives in Massachusetts with his wife, author Judy Gelman.

Reviews

"Peter Zheutlin has written a lovely, moving, important book about a subject that is both heartbreaking and joyful. Greg Mahle, the central figure of this story, is now a hero of mine. Dogs are not just property. They are one way God tests our compassion." - Dean Koontz
"An unabashedly sentimental and affecting portrait of a modern-day animal-loving hero." - Kirkus
"Peter Zheulin takes us on a dog lover's ultimate road trip. "Rescue Road" is a canine caravan with heart and soul, sharing with the reader the bittersweet reality of dog rescue today. Even the most intrepid of dog rescuers will find a new hero in Greg Mahle who is, without a doubt, dog's best friend." - Teresa Rhyne, author of the #1 NYT bestseller The Dog Lived (And So Will I)
Journalist Peter Zheutlin, who joined him for hundreds of miles, tells this inspiring story about the unique bond between dogs and humans and how going the extra mile can changes our loyal companions' lives.
"Heartwarming doesn't suffice to describe it: this tale of stray, unwanted, and abandoned dogs, and the people who devote their lives to saving them, restores faith in humanity." - Alexandra Horowitz, author of Inside of a Dog: What Dogs See, Smell, and Know
"Journalist Peter Zheutlin, who joined him for hundreds of miles, tells this inspiring story about the unique bond between dogs and humans and how going the extra mile can changes our loyal companions' lives." - ForeWord Reviews
"A tender, inspiring homage to the people and one giant of a man in particular who save dogs in need and deliver them to their forever homes. These heroes bring hope when there seems to be none, and Peter Zheutlin beautifully captures their great devotion and generosity." - Matthew Gilbert, author of Off the Leash: A Year at the Dog Park"
"This is a spot-on portrait of the rescue community. Readers who are involved in this work will recognize the characters and emotions as their own. Those who are curious about the realities of animal rescue have an excellent resource in Zheutlin's book." - Library Journal
Learn how [Greg} Mahle has embraced the unique bond between dogs and humans and brought immeasurable joy to everyone he encounters.
" Learn how [Greg} Mahle has embraced the unique bond between dogs and humans and brought immeasurable joy to everyone he encounters." - Parade.com
"Inspiring and riveting new book...a must-read for anyone who wants to learn about some of the heroes on the front lines of animal rescue-what inspires them and how, miraculously, they pull it all together." - The Bark
This is a must read for all dog lovers!
"This is a must read for all dog lovers! " - Teena in Toronto
"Now so many of those unsung heroes and angels out there have a moment in the spotlight, thanks to Zheutlin's book. And anyone who thinks rescuing dogs means playing with puppies all day long will be humbled by the physicality and emotional strain rescuers endure. " - The Dodo
"At turns both agonizing and uplifting, "Rescue Road" is eye opening and hopeful. It's highly recommended for any and all dog lovers." - Shelf Awareness for Readers
"The book was sometimes heartwarming and at other times heartbreaking. I cried tears of joy and tears of sadness throughout. People who care for the dogs on the road to their new homes are saving the dogs' lives, giving their time freely and going out of their way to help dogs find "forever" homes. " - Books In Northport
"This story about rescue gets into the nitty gritty of saving animals. Including the heart break and the success." - Reading, Writing and So Much More
"A heart-rending tale... " - The Columbus Dispatch
"Rescue Road" is a triumphant look at what can happen when good people make good deeds a priority.