In this brutally honest memoir, renowned author James W. Bennett takes the reader through his forty-plus-year struggle with a relentless mental illness. Along the way, he provides fully developed profiles of the many dogs who shared the journey, bringing support and comfort.
"A moving and well-told story, reminding us of the profound, life-saving role dogs can play in our lives."--Rochelle Hartman, ALA
"Highly recommended"-- Keran Johnson, ALA.
Critical acclaim for James W. Bennett’s Books:
The Squared Circle
“The finest basketball novel ever written.”
I Can Hear the Mourning Dove
“Few novels for young adults have dared to probe as deeply into mental illness as this one.”
“A unique and stunning coming-of-age novel.”
Blue Star Rapture
“Bennett scores again from beyond the arc in this introspective tale.”
“A disturbing and troubling account of the predatory religious fringe.”