Pure Joy by Danielle Steel audiobook

Pure Joy: The Dogs We Love

By Danielle Steel
Read by Renée Raudman

Blackstone Publishing 9780345543752
3.43 Hours Unabridged
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Here from #1 New YorkTimes bestselling author Danielle Steel is a charming love letter to thepet dogs that have enriched her life. In this funny, lovely, moving memoir, Danielle Steel tellsthe story of how she met a dog the size of a mouse with a personality thatcould light up an entire room. From Minnie’s arrival at home in San Franciscoto clothes-shopping jaunts in Paris, her adventures provide the perfectbackdrop for a heartfelt look at the magic that dogs bring to our lives and howthey become part of the family. We meet Steel’s childhood pug, James; and Elmer, the bassethound who was steadfastly at her side in her struggling days as a young writer.We also meet Sweet Pea—unveiled in a Tiffany box for a dog-loving husband—andall those lucky dogs who shared a household of nine children, other canines,and one potbellied pig. As Steel reflects on the beloved pets who have broughtjoy—and sometimes chaos—to her home through the years, she also shares herthoughts on the trials and tribulations of bringing a new dog into a household,the challenges of housebreaking and compatibility, and the losses we feelforever. Filled with colorful characters (human and otherwise),delightful photographs, practical wisdom drawn from long experience, andbrimming with warmth and insight on every page, Pure Joy is a loveletter to this special relationship—and one of the most charming books yet fromthe incomparable Danielle Steel.

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Here from #1 New YorkTimes bestselling author Danielle Steel is a charming love letter to thepet dogs that have enriched her life.

In this funny, lovely, moving memoir, Danielle Steel tellsthe story of how she met a dog the size of a mouse with a personality thatcould light up an entire room. From Minnie’s arrival at home in San Franciscoto clothes-shopping jaunts in Paris, her adventures provide the perfectbackdrop for a heartfelt look at the magic that dogs bring to our lives and howthey become part of the family.

We meet Steel’s childhood pug, James; and Elmer, the bassethound who was steadfastly at her side in her struggling days as a young writer.We also meet Sweet Pea—unveiled in a Tiffany box for a dog-loving husband—andall those lucky dogs who shared a household of nine children, other canines,and one potbellied pig. As Steel reflects on the beloved pets who have broughtjoy—and sometimes chaos—to her home through the years, she also shares herthoughts on the trials and tribulations of bringing a new dog into a household,the challenges of housebreaking and compatibility, and the losses we feelforever.

Filled with colorful characters (human and otherwise),delightful photographs, practical wisdom drawn from long experience, andbrimming with warmth and insight on every page, Pure Joy is a loveletter to this special relationship—and one of the most charming books yet fromthe incomparable Danielle Steel.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Plainly told with honesty and affection, these stories are an affirmation of the timeless connection between humans and their canine companions.” Kirkus Reviews

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Author Bio: Danielle Steel

Author Bio: Danielle Steel

Danielle Steel has been hailed as one of the world’s most popular authors, with almost a billion copies of her novels sold. Her many international bestsellers include Child’s Play,The Dark Side, Lost and Found,Blessing in Disguise, Silent Night,Turning Point, and other highly acclaimed novels. She is also the author of His Bright Light, the story of her son Nick Traina’s life and death; A Gift of Hope, a memoir of her work with the homeless; Pure Joy, about the dogs she and her family have loved; and the children’s books Pretty Minnie in Paris and Pretty Minnie in Hollywood.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental, CD, MP3 CD
Category: Nonfiction/Biography & Autobiography
Runtime: 3.43
Audience: Adult
Language: English