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Tuesday's Promise Audiobook

Tuesday's Promise: One Veteran, One Dog, and Their Bold Quest to Change Lives

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Following the success of his New York Times best seller, Until Tuesday, Iraq War veteran Luis Carlos Montalván takes to the road with his beloved golden retriever service dog, Tuesday, advocating for America's wounded warriors and for each other.

Luis' first book sparked a national conversation about service dogs and PTSD. In this spectacular new memoir, he and Tuesday bring their healing mission to the next level, showing how these beautifully trained animals can assist soldiers, veterans, and many others with disabilities. Rescuing a forgotten Tuskegee airman. Battling obstinate VA bureaucrats. Delivering solace to troubled war heroes and their families. Everywhere these two go, they highlight the miraculous talents of service dogs.

As Luis and Tuesday celebrate exhilarating victories, a grave obstacle threatens to derail their life-saving campaign. Though Luis has made great progress battling his own PTSD, his physical wounds risk leaving him wheelchair-bound. He must decide whether to amputate his leg and carry on with a bionic prosthesis. Even as he struggles with this dramatic decision, he and 10-year-old Tuesday prepare to welcome a female golden retriever puppy to their all-male pack.

As this stirring memoir neared publication, Luis Montalván took his own life in December 2016 - another terrible tragedy of the invisible wounds of war. This book is his last letter of love to his best friend, Tuesday, and to veterans, friends, and fellow dog lovers everywhere.

Never more timely than now, Tuesday's Promise is an inspiring story of love, service, teamwork, and the remarkable bond between humans and canines.

©2017 Luis Carlos Montalván (P)2017 Audible, Inc.

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    KarenW 08-26-17
    KarenW 08-26-17 Member Since 2015

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    "The Promise Lives On even Though.."

    I had read the first book Until Tuesday, and was so excited to know there was this second book. Luis and Tuesday clearly demonstrate that life is lived through teamwork, whether it be with other humans or with furbabies. I have been around service dogs for many years, including my current involvement as a volunteer puppy sitter for Paws For Purple Hearts up here in San Francisco not far from Roenhert Park, the home of Bergin University. Tuesday was the common factor in all of Luis ' successes, and gave his entire being to whatever mission he had with his warrior. The narrator is very talented, and easy to listen to. I appreciated the Afterwords where the co-author, Kelly, gave some updates that made this book even more meaningful and important to me.

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    Roxanne 07-24-17
    Roxanne 07-24-17

    I like good stories about animals and history

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    "What about Tuesday?"

    I just finished this book. I can't believe how it ends. This is not only a book about a Veteran but it is about a dog and thousands of other vets, as well. I feel like I was left hanging from a rope with my feet dangling. There is more to this story that must be told. Someone pick up this story and go with it. What about Tuesday? What about the thousands of other Vets with PTSD? Is anyone doing anything to help improve their quality of life.
    I'm giving it a five star rating because it made me so mad!

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    Gary M. Seelye 06-05-17 Member Since 2015
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    "Inspiring, touching, sobering"

    Luis expresses so many things in relatable ways to yet another soldier who suffers from PTSD. He was my inspiration to find my own service dog, Freedom. After reading this inspiring book, I am again reminded of Luis' passions to assist others. I can't help but think of the crying of his own heart for community or "pack" as he would have put it. It's a reminder for all of us to reach out to those in our own pack who on the outside appear to have it all together. When in truth, they are hurting. Just like all of us.

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    C. K. Harrell SAN ANTONIO, TX, United States 06-04-17
    C. K. Harrell SAN ANTONIO, TX, United States 06-04-17 Member Since 2011

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    "TUESDAY'S PROMISE"

    I am not sure where to begin but I will begin with how much I sincerely enjoyed this book in every way. I have Luis and Tuesday's first book ,"Until Tuesday" and have read it at least 5 times along with the audiobook accompanying generously. I so enjoy being able to "listen while I walk, work, drive, garden and work on other chores~ I highly recommend both. I have given his first book as a gift to many people!

    I had always hoped that at least every year or two years he would write a new one and share with us his and Tuesday's adventures.

    "Tuesday Tucks Me In" is precious!

    Now, we have "Tuesday's Promise" and I want more. I'm so sad.....but very grateful that I found his story.

    What more could I possible say..

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    patricia 05-18-17
    patricia 05-18-17 Member Since 2016

    I love to read Historical Fiction

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    "Loved this book! But"

    I hadn't known that Luis Carlos had killed himself until recently. It was such a shock But the co -author said has helped me understand. I had been in contact with him on social media for a couple of years. I had attended one of his conferences. I thought his first book was wonderful. His fight
    to stay helpful to others was heroic. I know Tuesday misses him but he finally gets the chance to run and play and be with other dogs before he joins Carlos on the rainbow bridge.

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    Gillian Austin, TX, United States 05-12-17
    Gillian Austin, TX, United States 05-12-17 Member Since 2017

    SciFi/Fantasy and Classics to History, Adventure and Memoirs to Social Commentary—I love and listen to it all!

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    "Advocacy, Love, Pain You Sometimes Can't Bear--"

    Wow...
    I did not expect the book to end as it did.
    No spoiler here, as the book states it was broadcast on the national news, but Luis Montalvan lost his battles and took his own life, leaving Tuesday back in the hands of the woman who trained and cared for him before Montalvan.
    At first, I thought this was mostly a book about advocacy, education, and a little bit with Tuesday, but after hearing the end, it's all been cast in a new light. A sorrowful, poignant one.
    Expect lots on veteran's issues that will have you boiling mad, lots on education and advocacy, lots on love and devotion, and that final heartbreak at the end.
    A fine man, a decent book, a flat-out spectacular dog.
    And there was such hope in the book...
    Why, Luis? RIP and love to Tuesday and to little Promise

    5 of 12 people found this review helpful

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