Pet Product Reviews – “Come Back, Como: Winning the Heart of a Reluctant Dog,”
Autumn is here are and what could be better than snuggling with a really good book. if you’re looking for a book, and you love dogs, I found the perfect book for you.
“Come Back, Como” by Steven Winn
What if the family dog loves everyone in your family but you? Steven Winn, author of “Come Back, Como: Winning the Heart of a Reluctant Dog,” takes a humorous look at one father’s relationship with a dog who wanted nothing whatsoever to do with him and the lessons he learned about love and families.
About Steven Winn:
Award-winning journalist and fiction writer Steven Winn was a staff writer at the San Francisco Chronicle. A former Wallace Stegner Fellow in Fiction at Stanford University and a founding staff member of the Seattle Weekly, his work has appeared in publications from Good Housekeeping, Parenting, and Parents, to Sports Illustrated, AARP magazine, the Utne Reader, and the National Lampoon. He has appeared on 20/20, the Today Show, NBC Nightly News, A&E Biography, and NPR.
About the book:
Based on a beloved ten-part series in the San Francisco Chronicle, the tender and hilarious story of one man’s uncommonly rich experience with a dog who wanted nothing whatsoever to do with him
Steven Winn wanted a dog for his family–for companionship, for laughter, for holidays together, and stories to tell. But when his daughter fell in love with a scraggly, man-hating terrier mix named Como from a local animal shelter, Winn got far more than he’d bargained for. Traumatized, single-minded, and clever, Como was bent on breaking Winn’s sanity, his bankbook, and his heart.
COME BACK, COMO is the story of a unique journey: one man’s valiant quest to win the love of a truly one-of-a-kind dog, a creature usually thought of as man’s best friend. With humor and pathos, Winn describes the exasperating but ultimately rewarding effects Como had on his family, the ordeals he and his dog endured together, and the greatest lesson Como taught him: that loving a dog can somehow make us more human.
For more information, interviews with Steve Winn and tour dates go to: http://dogtime.com/come-back-como.html
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