Just Gus: A Rescued Dog and the Woman He Loved

Just Gus: A Rescued Dog and the Woman He Loved

Just Gus: A Rescued Dog and the Woman He Loved

Just Gus: A Rescued Dog and the Woman He Loved


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Gus was a lucky dog. Injured and abandoned, he could have become another of the 7 million animals euthanized every year. Then Stephanie Williams entered the picture. A successful journalist, she had been diagnosed with late-stage breast cancer at the age of 30. On medical leave and living alone, she wanted a warm four-legged companion. When she saw Gus's soulful eyes and goofy grin, it was love at first sight: she would rescue him, and he would return the favor.
Just Gus is about how much one dog did to make a dying woman happy — giving tireless love, comfort, and support. This extraordinary story shows how one dog brought joy and hope to a woman's last days.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780985222703
Publisher: McWitty Press
Publication date: 09/17/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: eBook
Pages: 80
Sales rank: 990,353
File size: 15 MB
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About the Author

Laurie WIlliams helped her sister, Stephanie, adopt Gus and will tell the story of the blessings he brought to her life. Laurie, who lives in Brooklyn, NY, will also take us to Gus' new home and to the lives he continues to touch.
Photographs by Roslyn Banish. Banish is an accomplished photographer, who took pictures of Gus over the course of a year. Other books by Banish include: Focus on Living: Portraits of Americans with HIV and AIDS, published by University of Massachusetts Press in 2003; City Families: Chicago and London, published by Pantheon; Let Me Tell You About My Baby, published by Harper&Row; and A Forever Family, published by HarperCollins. Banish lives in San Francisco, CA.
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