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A Snowflake in My Hand by Samantha Mooney

A Snowflake in My Hand

by Samantha Mooney

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A brief book on life, death and the steps in between. It goes beyond being an animal story, covering the universal topics of death, the brevity of life. However brief, each life is precious and the connections we make last beyond time. The author's description of how life and death decisions are handled in a animal cancer ward are realistic and poignant. Loving a pet almost always means you will have to face losing one and this book has a good handle on how to gracefully and with kindness let them go ( )
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0385297211, Paperback)

A miracle of a book--a joyous celebration of the unspoken but deeply felt bond between animals and people and, in Roger Caras's words, "a celebration of life in the face of death".

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'A Snowflake in My Hand' is Samantha Mooney's heartwarming account of the many years she spent working at New York City's famous Animal Centre. In this unforgettable story, Samantha recalls the work of a dedicated team of professionals who, faced with tragic cases of abandonment and often incurable illness among the animals they cared for, somehow.… (more)

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