A Dog Called Hope

A Dog Called Hope

The Special Forces Wounded Warrior and the Dog Who Dared to Love Him

eBook - 2017 | First American hardcover edition
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Baker & Taylor
A former Special Forces operative, who lost the use of his legs after a mission went horribly wrong, describes how his service dog, a loyal black Lab, lifted him out of the darkest period of his life and inspired him to live again.

Simon and Schuster
Lone Survivor meets Marley & Me in this “inspiring and very moving” (Bear Grylls, host of the hit TV show Man vs. Wild) memoir of an extraordinary service dog whose enduring love brought a wounded soldier back to life.

A decade ago, special forces warrior Jason Morgan parachuted into the Central American jungle on an antinarcotics raid. He’d served with the famous Night Stalkers on countless such missions. This one was different. Months later, he regained consciousness in a U.S. military hospital with no memory of how he’d gotten there. The first words he heard were from his surgeon telling him he would never walk again. The determined soldier responded, “Sir, yes, I will.”

After multiple surgeries, unbearable chronic pain, and numerous setbacks, Morgan was finally making progress when his wife left him and their three young sons. He was a single father confined to a wheelchair and tortured by his pain. At this very dark, very low point, Morgan found light: Napal, the black Labrador who would change his life forever.

A Dog Called Hope is the incredible story of a service dog who brought a devastated warrior back from the brink and taught him how to be a true father. It is the story of Napal, who built bridges between his wheelchair-bound battle buddy and the rest of able-bodied humankind. It is the story of Jason, who found life’s true meaning with the help of his faithful companion. Humorous, intensely moving, and uplifting, Jason and Napal’s heartwarming tale will brighten any day and lift every heart.

Publisher: New York : Atria Books, [2017]
Edition: First American hardcover edition
ISBN: 147679703X (electronic bk.)
9781476797038 (electronic bk.)
Branch Call Number: eBOOK B MORGAN
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: Lewis, Damien - Author

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