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Going Home Audiobook

Going Home: Finding Peace When Pets Die

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Publisher's Summary

From Old Yeller to Marley and Me, pet owners been bombarded over the years by emotionally wrenching stories that border on melodramatic and exploitive. In Going Home, Katz strikes a unique balance, giving readers a sentimental yet remarkably grounded guide to dealing with the passing of our canine friends.

©2011 Jon Katz (P)2011 Recorded Books, LLC

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    Carolyn jackson, WY, United States 02-21-12
    Carolyn jackson, WY, United States 02-21-12

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    "Comforting"

    I downloaded this book the day after my dog died. I would like to say it fixed my pain and sorrow, but it made me cry harder. So I would say not to read this the day after your dog dies. There are many comforting words. The downside is that he talks a lot about his dogs. That's O.K. but I think I wanted a bit more in regards to a Deepak Chopra type of outlook.

    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
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    Julie Walker northern cal. 06-18-12
    Julie Walker northern cal. 06-18-12

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    "Comforting to a recent loss of best fur-friend."
    What made the experience of listening to Going Home the most enjoyable?

    Good story.


    What does Tom Stechschulte bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    Comforting to hear an actual voice.


    What did you learn from Going Home that you would use in your daily life?

    It's ok to think about having another pet without guilt.


    Any additional comments?

    Well written using the author's own experience from another book, in which I was very curious and cannot wait to start this new book I just purchased. My beloved dog meant so much top me for so many years. I find myself at lost and cast adrift as she was our anchor of our life. Who am I going to come home for a loving walk with the summer breeze now??

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    R. Taylor Hamilton, OH United States 07-30-12
    R. Taylor Hamilton, OH United States 07-30-12 Member Since 2012
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    Would you listen to Going Home again? Why?

    Sure a really good true life story


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Mr.Katz.I like the way he thinks


    Which scene was your favorite?

    All of them


    What’s an idea from the book that you will remember?

    Do not be afraid to start a new life


    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Ronald santa Cruz, CA, United States 12-19-13
    Ronald santa Cruz, CA, United States 12-19-13
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    "Awesome book!"
    What made the experience of listening to Going Home the most enjoyable?

    This book could not have come at a better time. We just lost our beloved dog Dakota. We were in so much pain and sorrow and Jon Katz helped us navigate this difficult time with love, compassion and truth for our family. He validated our feelings and understands the grieving process. I am buying several copies of this books so my vet can give them out to his animals owners as they say good bye to their loving dogs, cats and horses. Ron


    What did you like best about this story?

    The similarity with regards to pain, and the grieving process.


    Which scene was your favorite?

    The entire book. Not just one. We savored every word.


    What insight do you think you’ll apply from Going Home?

    It's not good bye but until we meet again.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    K. Zimmerman COLUMBUS, OHIO, United States 05-17-13
    K. Zimmerman COLUMBUS, OHIO, United States 05-17-13 Member Since 2014
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    "Total waste of my money"
    This book wasn’t for you, but who do you think might enjoy it more?

    This book is for someone who likes animals, not someone who loves them and counts them as part of the family.


    Would you ever listen to anything by Jon Katz again?

    Never


    Who would you have cast as narrator instead of Tom Stechschulte?

    The narrator was fine.


    What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

    Disappointment and anger...as a vet tech I would never want this so called animal lover to bring an animal to my clinic.


    Any additional comments?

    Total waste of my $

    0 of 1 people found this review helpful

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