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Top Dog by Maria Goodavage
Sep 01, 2015 | 320 Pages
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“I have read nothing that so adroitly weaves together the relationship between our young warriors and man’s best friend, from Iraq to Afghanistan and then coming home in body, mind and spirit.”—Marine General James Mattis (Ret.)

“A true war story with a heart as heroic and bold as any account ever told…It’s a new classic, one that will inspire everyone.”—James Rollins, New York Times bestselling author James Rollins

“I LOVED Top Dog. With a single glance into Lucca’s soulful knowing eyes, you will fall in love. Heartwarming and heart-rending until its joyous conclusion, Maria Goodavage brilliantly renders the growing love and loyalty between Lucca and her handlers—a bond of such incredible strength it transcends war, distance, and time. Meet the amazing Lucca, and you will wish she was yours!”
—#1 New York Times bestselling author Robert Crais 

“An eye-opening account of the job these intelligent dogs and their courageous handlers do…[a] riveting title that is filled with excitement and heartbreak.”—Library Journal (starred review)

“An absolutely fascinating and an accurate portrayal of the importance of military working dogs and their handlers on today’s complex battlefield.”—Army Lieutenant General Rick Lynch (Ret.)

“A masterfully told epic of one of the canine heroes of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. I doubt many readers will finish the book with a dry eye—this veteran of 28 months in Iraq, for one, could not. Semper Fi, Lucca.”—Col. (Ret.) Peter Mansoor, author of Surge: My Journey with General David Petraeus and the Remaking of the Iraq War

“Written like an adventure, with heart-pounding combat sequences, high tension, and suspense as well as moments of deep emotion and bonding, Top Dog is a must read for anyone who appreciates heroes of both the two-legged and four-legged kind.”—Stanley Coren, author of The Intelligence of Dogs, How to Speak Dog, and others

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