A layabout mutt turned therapy dog leads her owner to a new understanding of the good life. At loose ends with her daughter leaving home and her husband on the road, Halpern decides to give herself and Pransky, her Labradoodle, a new lease on life by getting certified as a therapy dog team.
About the Author
Sue Halpern is the author of five previous books. Her writing has appeared in "The New York Review of Books," "The New York Times Magazine," "Time," "The New Yorker," "Parade," "Rolling Stone," and "Glamour," among others. She has been a Rhodes Scholar and a Guggenheim Fellow and is a scholar in residence at Middlebury College. She lives with her husband, the writer Bill McKibben, and Pransky in Ripton, Vermont.