A River to Goodbye is the story of a young boy's yearning to own his own dog. After reading the book and watching the movie Big Red, he decides an Irish Setter is the dog for him. Once he raids his piggybank to purchase his first Irish Setter, it leads to a lifelong relationship with the breed.
You will travel with the author along his life's river from childhood to manhood being introduced to generations of these special creatures. The setters will tug at your heartstrings as they reveal their distinct personalities while imprinting their souls on your heart. Immersed in the unfolding story of a richly blessed life with these delightful animals, your spirit will be touched.
This true story about the author's life and the dogs who traveled the journey with him will evoke deep emotion. The reader's eyes will be opened to a special measure of each dog's matchless character, unique abilities, surprise antics, and devoted love. Unlock your heart and meet each dog as the river of life flows carrying you along its many twists and turns of real-life events. Be ready to smile, laugh, and maybe even shed a tear or two.
If you are passionate about dogs, the great outdoors, hunting, and God's tapestry on earth, you will love this true story of a life shared with these beautiful companions.
A River to Goodbye will give you plenty of reasons to thank God for his glorious creation, life, and His special gift to man, the wonder of dogs.