Finding Jack

Finding Jack

Book - 2011
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Joining the flagging war effort in Vietnam after losing his young family in a tragic accident, Fletcher Carson rescues a wounded yellow Labrador during a mission and faces a difficult choice when the government refuses to transport military dogs back home.
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, c2011
ISBN: 9780312621728
Branch Call Number: CROCKER
Characteristics: 289 p. ; 22 cm
Alternative Title: Leaving Jack

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dontbugmeimreading
Apr 30, 2015

The pages flew by as I read this book. A wonderful story that had me reaching for the kleenex box a few times. Will look for more by this author.

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hyde2012
Apr 11, 2015

One question... Why does our library only have one novel of this excellent writer?

teddypawz Sep 01, 2014

I have never cared to read war type stories. The only reason I did, was because I am a dog lover. This story had me so engrossed at the beginning. It was hard to put the book down. An awesome story! I also liked the fact that the chapters were very short, since I don't have a lot of time to read. I would highly recommend this to anyone.

tawarder Jul 14, 2014

Fantastic book ! Read it one day - couldn't put it down.

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Jenkskitten
Jan 27, 2014

One of the best books I have read. It is a story that the American people should hear. It is a story of something that happened in the Vietnam conflict that I don't think the average US citizen would know about.

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teenlibrz
May 20, 2012

This is a excellent book on courage and how animals can save us when everything around us seems to be falling apart. The only down-side was that by the end some of the story was stretched beyond believability.

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balice
Sep 30, 2011

This book was so moving. A thoroughly wonderful story about how animals can bring us back to ourselves when we've gotten lost.

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lucille007
Jun 28, 2011

This book is about a young man who tragically lost both his wife and his daughter. He wants to commit suicide but then decides to make his life count for something and enlists to fight in the Vietnam War.

While fighting in Vietnam, an injured dog approaches the soldiers one day.

The young man makes it his mission to save this gravely injured animal and gradually begins to care about something once again.

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