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A Man of His Own

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A New York Times Bestselling Author -- Once a promising professional baseball player, Rick Stanton returns from World War II with his body broken and his dreams shattered. He and his wife, Francesca, had also volunteered their beloved dog, Pax, for the Army's K-9 Corp. Then the soldier who fought the war by his side returns with Pax, hoping to adopt him. Instead, the Stantons offer him a job as Rick's live-in aide. An unlikely family is formed, with Pax at its center.
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Grouping Titleman of his own
Grouping Authorsusan wilson
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Grouping LanguageEnglish (eng)
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Rick Stanton was a promising professional baseball player with dreams of playing in the major leagues and starting a family with his young wife, Francesca, when World War II changed everything. Rick returns from the war with his body broken and his dreams shattered. But it was not just body and spirit he sacrificed for the war. He and Francesca volunteered their beloved dog, Pax, for the Army's K-9 Corp, not knowing if they'd ever see him again.

Keller Nicholson is the soldier who fought the war with Pax by his side, and the two have the kind of profound bond that can only be forged in war. Pax is the closest Keller has to a sense of family, and he can't bear the thought of returning him to the Stantons. But Rick and Francesca refuse to give him up. Instead, an arrangement is made: Keller will work as Rick's live-in aide. And thus an unlikely family is formed, with steadfast Pax at the center. As they try to build a new life out of the ashes, Keller and Francesca struggle to ignore their growing attraction to each other, and Rick, believing that he can no longer give Francesca what she needs and wants, quietly plans a way out.

All three of them need healing. All three of them are lost. And in Susan Wilson's A Man of His Own, Pax, with his unconditional love and unwavering loyalty, may be the only one who can guide them home.

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subject_facetDisabled veterans -- Fiction
Dogs -- War use -- Fiction
Domestic fiction
Historical fiction
Human-animal relationships -- Fiction
Large type books
Life change events -- Fiction
Service dogs -- Fiction
title_displayA Man of His Own
title_fullA Man of His Own
A man of his own [large print] / Susan Wilson
title_shortA Man of His Own
topic_facetDisabled veterans
Historical Fiction
Human-animal relationships
Large type books
Life change events
Service dogs
War use