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Dog gone: a lost pet's extraordinary journey and the family who brought him home

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Saturday, October 10, 1998. Fielding Marshall is hiking on the Appalachian Trail. His beloved dog-a six-year-old golden retriever named Gonker-bolts into the woods. Just like that, he has vanished. And Gonker has Addison's disease. If he's not found in twenty-three days he will die.The search begins. Fielding and his father, John, are dispatched to the field. They have the family's other dog, Uli, in tow. Combing the trails, Fielding and his father bond like never before. Fielding's sister, Peyton, calls and talks him through some of his lowest moments. And-at home-Fielding's mother, Virginia, sets up a command center.Virginia becomes a field general. With a map and a phonebook at her side, she contacts animal shelters, police precincts, general stores, community centers, newspapers, radio stations, churches, and park rangers. She is tireless. The local paper in Waynesboro writes a small story about the family's search. The story hits the AP Newswire. But as the search continues, the Marshalls realize that they may not survive losing him. Even as the wounds of their past return to haunt them and threaten to jeopardize everything, they know they have one mission: bring Gonker home.
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Full title dog gone a lost pets extraordinary journey and the family who brought him home
Author toutonghi pauls
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Last Update 2018-05-25 23:21:42PM
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subject_facet Addison's disease, Dog owners, Dog owners -- Biography, Dogs, Golden retriever, Human-animal relationships, Marshall family, Pet loss -- Virginia -- Anecdotes
title_display Dog gone : a lost pet's extraordinary journey and the family who brought him home
title_full Dog Gone A Lost Pet's Extraordinary Journey and the Family Who Brought Him Home, Dog gone : a lost pet's extraordinary journey and the family who brought him home / Pauls Toutonghi, Dog gone : a lost pet's extraordinary journey and the family who brought him home [electronic resource] / Pauls Toutonghi
title_short Dog gone :
title_sub a lost pet's extraordinary journey and the family who brought him home
topic_facet Addison's disease, Dog owners, Dogs, Family & Relationships, Golden retriever, History, Human-animal relationships, Marshall family, Nonfiction, Pet loss, Pets