John And Jenny Were Just Beginning Their Life Together They Were Young And In Love, With A Perfect Little House And Not A Care In The World Then They Brought Home Marley, A Wiggly Yellow Furball Of A Puppy Life Would Never Be The SameMarley Quickly Grew Into A Barreling, Ninety Seven Pound Streamroller Of A Labrador Retriever, A Dog Like No Other He Crashed Through Screen Doors, Gouged Through Drywall, Flung Drool On Guests, Stole Women S Undergarments, And Ate Nearly Everything He Could Get His Mouth Around, Including Couches And Fine Jewelry Obedience School Did No Good Marley Was Expelled Neither Did The Tranquilizers The Veterinarian Prescribed For Him With The Admonishment, Don T Hesitate To Use These And Yet Marley S Heart Was Pure Just As He Joyfully Refused Any Limits On His Behavior, His Love And Loyalty Were Boundless, Too Marley Shared The Couple S Joy At Their First Pregnancy, And Their Heartbreak Over The Miscarriage He Was There When Babies Finally Arrived And When The Screams Of A Seventeen Year Old Stabbing Victim Pierced The Night Marley Shut Down A Public Beach And Managed To Land A Role In A Feature Length Movie, Always Winning Hearts As He Made A Mess Of Things Through It All, He Remained Steadfast, A Model Of Devotion, Even When His Family Was At Its Wit S End Unconditional Love, They Would Learn, Comes In Many Forms
John Grogan has spentthan 25 years as a newspaper journalist Previously he worked as a reporter, bureau chief, and columnist at newspaper in Michigan and Florida He is also the former editor on chief of Rodale sOrganic Gardeningmagazine His work has won numerous awards, including the National Press Club s Consumer Journalism Award His first book, Marley Me, is a number one international bestseller that was as a major motion picture on 2008 His second book is The Longest Trip Home John lives in Pennsylvania with his wife, Jenny, and their three children.
- 291 pages
- Marley and Me: Life and Love With the World's Worst Dog
- John Grogan
- 20 August 2017 John Grogan