Letters Between a Grandma and her Grand-Puppy
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In this book, we read the correspondence between “Grandma Vivienne” and her grand-puppy, Zippy. Through this “Novel in Letters,” we learn about Grandma Vivienne’s life and about Pamela and Frank, the couple who found and rescued Zippy. As it turns out, Grandma Vivienne is the alter ego of “Pamela’s Mother,” so they are all one big happy family…except not so happy. As readers learn in snippets throughout the letters, a lot has befallen this group.
The story is told between 1990 and 1993. In that period of time, Pamela’s Mother loses her husband and then watches as her daughter has fertility problems and marital problems. And oh my, Pamela’s Mother has some health issues too. Through it all, Zippy’s antics keep them grinning.
Anyone who has ever taken comfort from a pet will enjoy this story about Zippy. She wasn’t officially a support dog, though of course, that’s exactly what a beloved pet is.
Thank you to Bancroft Press for a review copy of this book. Its publication date is November 7, 2023.
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