Thanks Abbie for your wonderful review.
I do have to make one correction.
It was 2011 when I went to get my Campbell but either way he is the joy of my world.
I’m always nervous when people are going to read my book and I love you for reviewing it and for having me visit your book club.
Thanks so much.
In 2010, Patty Fletcher, a totally blind single mother, acquired Campbell, a black Labrador seeing eye dog, from the facility in Morristown, New Jersey, and brought him home to Kingsport, Tennessee. She first explains how a friend with a guide dog and an incident in a shopping mall inspired her to apply for a dog of her own. She then talks about her boyfriend’s initial reaction, a good foreshadowing of what’s to come. She goes on to describe, in great detail, the trip to New Jersey and the rigorous training process, made more difficult by her fibromyalgia and side effects from her medications. She discusses how one particular trainer influenced her during her training and afterward.
After describing the arduous trip home, she gives the reader a sense of what it’s like to acclimate…
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