Comet's Tale by Steven Wolf
How the Dog I Rescued Saved My Life

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Comet’s Tale is a story about a friendship between two former winners, both a little down on their luck, who together stage a remarkable comeback. A former hard-driving attorney, Steven Wolf has reluctantly left his job and family and moved to Arizona for its warm winter climate. There he is drawn to a local group that rescues abused racing greyhounds. Although he can barely take care of himself because of a spinal condition, Wolf adopts Comet, an elegant cinnamon-striped racer. Or does Comet adopt Wolf?  

In Comet’s Tale we follow their funny and moving journey as Wolf teaches Comet to be a service dog. With her boundless enthusiasm and regal manners, Comet attracts new friends to Wolf’s isolated world. And finally, she plays a crucial role in restoring his health, saving his marriage, and broadening his definition of success.

 

About Steven Wolf

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Steven D. Wolf is an active participant in greyhound advo- cacy. He divides his time between Omaha, Nebraska, and Sedona, Arizona.
 
Published August 27, 2013 by Algonquin Books. 273 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Crafts, Hobbies & Home. Non-fiction

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The close bond between man and dog is only part of this absorbing tale of love, family and dealing with disability.

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As his health declines further, Wolf trains Comet to be a service dog, able to open doors by their handles, help with stairs, pull shopping carts, fetch phones, as well as provide emotional support.

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