The Dog Went Over the Mountain: Travels with Albie: An American Journey

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6.1 X 9.1 X 1.3 inches | 1.1 pounds

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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.
Poignant and magnificent. Brilliantly observed and Odyssean in breadth, this book reveals all that is generous about the American heart. A classic story of finding truth and humanity in the mundane--and how a man and his dog learned to live in the moment, on the trip of a lifetime.--Elissa Altman, author of Motherland
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 (Praise for RESCUE ROAD)
Zheutlin takes readers on a road to enlightenment that delights in the ordinary and spins gold from the day-to-day observations of our divided nation in flux. It's a tale as timely as it is timeless, with the bond between man and dog as its beating heart. Peter and Albie's journey gives us hope that the America we dreamed of isn't as far away or as nostalgic as we thought.--Rory Kress, journalist and author of The Doggie in the Window
Zheutlin and Albie got to share the kind of cross-country journey that most Americans only dream about in the autumn of their lives. This story should inspire countless to get out there and go while man and mutt both still have the energy and enthusiasm to explore.--Kim Kavin, award-winning author of The Dog Merchants
Fans of Zheutlin's previous titles will find exactly what they expect here: a deep affection for dogs . . . winsome curiosity about the folks he meets along the way, and a spirit of mature adventure. This is the territory of Bill Bryson: a wry, thoughtful look at the byways of America. Book clubs should certainly consider taking this delightful trip-- (09/15/2019)
An entertaining account of a man and his dog traveling along America's highways. . . . Teen and adult fans of Bill Bryson's travel books and stories of rescue animals will find this delightful.-- (09/03/2019)
Entertaining and thoughtful. Packed with history, fascinating characters, and of course, fabulous dogs. A great book for anyone who loves dogs, road trips, or America. As someone who loves all three, I was captivated right from the beginning.--Teresa Rhyne, author of the #1 NYT bestseller The Dog Lived (And So Will I)