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Book Title: Until Tuesday: A Wounded Warrior and the Golden Retriever Who Saved Him|
The author of the book: Luis Carlos Montalván
Edition: Hachette Books
The size of the: 17.40 MB
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Date of issue: May 3rd 2011
ISBN 13: 9781401324292
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A heartwarming dog story like no other: Tuesday, a lovable golden retriever, changes a former soldier's life forever.
A highly decorated captain in the U.S. Army, Luis Montalván never backed down from a challenge during his two tours of duty in Iraq. After returning home from combat, however, his physical wounds and crippling post-traumatic stress disorder began to take their toll. He wondered if he would ever recover.
Then Luis met Tuesday, a sensitive golden retriever trained to assist the disabled. Tuesday had lived among prisoners and at a home for troubled boys, and he found it difficult to trust in or connect with a human being--until Luis.
Until Tuesday is the story of how two wounded warriors, who had given so much and suffered the consequences, found salvation in each other. It is a story about war and peace, injury and recovery, psychological wounds and spiritual restoration. But more than that, it is a story about the love between a man and dog, and how, together, they healed each other's souls.
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Read information about the authorLUIS CARLOS MONTALVÁN is an award-winning New York Times bestselling author, speaker, and advocate. TUESDAY is Montalván's beloved service dog and the recipient of the American Kennel Club (AKC) Humane Fund Award for Canine Excellence (ACE) - Service Dog.
A 17-year veteran of the U.S. Army, Captain Montalván served multiple tours abroad and was decorated with numerous awards including two Bronze Stars, the Purple Heart, the Army Commendation Medal for Valor, and the Combat Action Badge. In 2007, Capt. Montalván honorably departed the military and in 2010 completed a master's of science from Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism.
Recently, Montalván's inspirational memoir won the 2012 USA Best Book Award in the Autobiography/Memoir & Audiobook Non-fiction categories. He was a finalist for a 2012 APA Audie Award beside four other nominees including Tina Fey and Michael Moore. Until Tuesday was also a 2012 International Latino Book Awards finalist. Luis is the recipient of a 2011 Voice Award and the 2011 Invisible Hero Honors Award for his efforts to educate the public about trauma and the real experiences of veterans and people with disabilities.
Montalván is a vocal advocate. His work has been published in outlets including The New York Times, Washington Post, San Francisco Chronicle and Military Review, and regularly appears on local, national, and global media. Among the outlets that he and Tuesday have been featured on are NPR, CNN, National Geographic and The Late Show with David Letterman.
Tuesday Tucks Me In, their first children's book (Macmillan), was selected by Amazon.com as the "Best Nonfiction Children's Book of 2014." Most recently, the Children's Book Council (CBC) and the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) selected Tuesday Tucks Me In a "2015 Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People."
Luis & Tuesday frequently lecture and offer dynamic programs about their work and are advocating extensively during travel this year.
For more information, please visit www.until-tuesday.com or www.tuesdaytucksmein.com