• Music
    • CDs
    • Vinyl
  • Gift Cards
  • Movies
    • DVD
    • Blu-Ray
    • 3D Blu-Ray
    • 4K Ultra HD
  • Video Games
    • XBox 360
    • Xbox One
    • PS4
    • Playstation 3
    • Wii
    • Nintendo 3DS
    • Sony PSV
    • Nintendo DS
    • Wii U
  • Books
    • Children's
    • Fiction
    • Graphic Novels
    • Nonfiction
    • Young Adult
    • Coloring Books
    • Audio Books
  • Gifts
  • Gaming
    • Gaming Cards
    • Board Games & Books
  • Specials
    • 33.3% Off Vinyl Sale
    • Start Your Ear Off Right 2017
    • Black Friday Vinyl
    • New This Week
    • Spose*Mart
    • Upcoming Vinyl
    • Collectable Vinyl
    • Blu-ray Preview
    • Old Record Store Day
    • Holiday Gift Ideas
  • About
    • About us
    • Bull Moose Points
    • Consignment
    • Video Game Console Return Policy
    • Contact us
    • Contests
    • This Week @ Bull Moose
    • FAQs
    • Gift Cards
    • Employment
    • Locations/Hours
    • My Account
    • News and Events
    • Newsletter Signup
    • Privacy Policy
  • Menu
    • Music
      • CDs
      • Vinyl
    • Gift Cards
    • Movies
      • DVD
      • Blu-Ray
      • 3D Blu-Ray
      • 4K Ultra HD
    • Video Games
      • XBox 360
      • Xbox One
      • PS4
      • Playstation 3
      • Wii
      • Nintendo 3DS
      • Sony PSV
      • Nintendo DS
      • Wii U
    • Books
      • Children's
      • Fiction
      • Graphic Novels
      • Nonfiction
      • Young Adult
      • Coloring Books
      • Audio Books
    • Gifts
    • Gaming
      • Gaming Cards
      • Board Games & Books
    • Specials
      • 33.3% Off Vinyl Sale
      • Start Your Ear Off Right 2017
      • Black Friday Vinyl
      • New This Week
      • Spose*Mart
      • Upcoming Vinyl
      • Collectable Vinyl
      • Blu-ray Preview
      • Old Record Store Day
      • Holiday Gift Ideas
  • About
    • About us
    • Bull Moose Points
    • Consignment
    • Video Game Console Return Policy
    • Contact us
    • Contests
    • This Week @ Bull Moose
    • FAQs
    • Gift Cards
    • Employment
    • Locations/Hours
    • My Account
    • News and Events
    • Newsletter Signup
    • Privacy Policy
  • Menu
    • Music
      • CDs
      • Vinyl
    • Gift Cards
    • Movies
      • DVD
      • Blu-Ray
      • 3D Blu-Ray
      • 4K Ultra HD
    • Video Games
      • XBox 360
      • Xbox One
      • PS4
      • Playstation 3
      • Wii
      • Nintendo 3DS
      • Sony PSV
      • Nintendo DS
      • Wii U
    • Books
      • Children's
      • Fiction
      • Graphic Novels
      • Nonfiction
      • Young Adult
      • Coloring Books
      • Audio Books
    • Gifts
    • Gaming
      • Gaming Cards
      • Board Games & Books
    • Specials
      • 33.3% Off Vinyl Sale
      • Start Your Ear Off Right 2017
      • Black Friday Vinyl
      • New This Week
      • Spose*Mart
      • Upcoming Vinyl
      • Collectable Vinyl
      • Blu-ray Preview
      • Old Record Store Day
      • Holiday Gift Ideas
    • About
      • About us
      • Bull Moose Points
      • Consignment
      • Video Game Console Return Policy
      • Contact us
      • Contests
      • This Week @ Bull Moose
      • FAQs
      • Gift Cards
      • Employment
      • Locations/Hours
      • My Account
      • News and Events
      • Newsletter Signup
      • Privacy Policy
Specials
33.3% Off Vinyl Sale
Start Your Ear Off Right 2017
Black Friday Vinyl
New This Week
Spose*Mart
Upcoming Vinyl
Collectable Vinyl
Blu-ray Preview
Old Record Store Day
Holiday Gift Ideas
Books  >>  Biography

Mark Doty

Dog Years

Mark Doty Dog Years A Memoir
$9.79 New
 
Out of stock, but available. Should ship in 2-3 days

Add To Basket
 




Series:

P.S.

Main description:

When Mark Doty decides to adopt a dog as a companion for his dying partner, he brings home Beau, a large, malnourished golden retriever in need of loving care. Joining Arden, the black retriever, to complete their family, Beau bounds back into life. Before long, the two dogs become Doty's intimate companions, and eventually the very life force that keeps him from abandoning all hope during the darkest days.

Dog Years is a poignant, intimate memoir interwoven with profound reflections on our feelings for animals and the lessons they teach us about living, love, and loss.

Review quote:

“A dazzling, tactile grasp of the world... both arresting and touching.”

Review quote:

“A great poet can break your heart, sometimes with a single line. Mark Doty proves it twice over….Utterly unforgettable.”

Review quote:

“A meditation on how we can live with hope…Dog Years wrestles with the Big Questions.”

Review quote:

“A tender reflection on love and loss, this is MARLEY & ME for the cerebral.”

Review quote:

“A wounding yet arresting memoir about living with his dogs…Doty’s gorgeous prose and piercing meditations...are simply sublime.”

Review quote:

“By turns, comic, heartwarming, sentimental (in the very best way) and ultimately heartbreaking.”

Review quote:

“DOG YEARS points out what is...magical about life with animals…A...twinkling landscape of the human heart.”

Review quote:

“Doty delivers a soulful love story which illuminates...the big human mysteries…As intellectually evocative as it is emotionally resonant.”

Review quote:

“Doty is at his best…exploring the mirrorlike quality of a dog’s gaze or the inextricable duality of hope and despair..”

Review quote:

“Doty pays loving tribute to two retrievers…DOG YEARS is a warm, thought-provoking discourse.”

Review quote:

“Doty writes unsentimentally but affectingly about the solace and companionship dogs provide...the hope...they bring into a home.”

Review quote:

“Evocative, compassionate, a love story both intimate and grand, this is a beautiful book.”

Review quote:

“Frankly and beautifully told…DOG YEARS respects Beau’s and Arden’s singularity. Doty describes them lovingly, with poetic specificity.”

Review quote:

“I was charmed, moved, often fascinated…Doty manages to make inner lives just a little more knowable.”

Review quote:

“Life-affirming, lyrical, and profoundly affecting…Only Mark Doty could have written a dog book...that covers so much ground.”

Review quote:

“Lyrical and sensitive…Doty poetically expresses what many have felt but few can articulate.”

Review quote:

“No human has ever loved his animals as Mark Doty has…Doty possesses a particular brilliance...[A] stirring chronicle of love.”

Review quote:

“Poignant, intelligent, and quite simply superb.”

Review quote:

“Potent and expressive...The weight of Doty’s adoration for his pets is expressed with...eloquence throughout.”

Review quote:

“Rather amazing...A profound reflection on hope, and a song of praise for the dead.”

Review quote:

“Tender and amusing…Doty brilliantly captures the qualities that make dogs endearing.”

Review quote:

“This is Doty at his best....Doty does in fact make the unsayable sayable, bringing the ungraspable within our reach.”


Connect With Us

SecurityMetrics for PCI Compliance, QSA, IDS, Penetration Testing, Forensics, and Vulnerability Assessment