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Scent of the Missing: Love and Partnership with a Search-and-Rescue Dog Scent of the Missing: Love and Partnership with a Search-and-Rescue Dog

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"A brilliantly written book that should be on every dog lover's bed stand. Charleson's use of language is so rich I'm not sure if I want to read her book or eat it."
--Patricia B. McConnell, author of The Other End of the Leash

"Riveting . . . All dog lovers should read this book."
--Temple Grandin, author of Animals Make Us Human

"The transformation of Puzzle the cuddly pup into Puzzle the professional search-and-rescue dog would be story enough, but Susannah Charleson gives us far more. With lean, lovely prose she takes us on a clear-eyed, compassionate journey into a mysterious world in which every story begins as a ghost story."
 --Michael Perry, author of Population: 485

"A fascinating woman has written eloquently about her fascinating colleague and the critically important search-and-rescue work that these two faced together."
--Elizabeth Marshall Thomas, author of The Hidden Life of Dogs

"This book is a fantastic discovery! Dog and human decipher each other's language and behavior to solve the mystery of the missing, and find their bonds of love, trust and friendship grow. I loved this book."
--Lynne Cox, author of Swimming to Antarctica and Grayson

"Heartwarming, heartachingly poignant, and riveting from page one. Puzzle had me from her first joyous wroo!"
--Hallie Ephron, author of Never Tell a Lie

"Wonderful writing about dogs and plenty of powerful, compassionate writing about the community of mankind."
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