The beloved bestselling story of an elderly man mourning the death of his wife and the mysterious white dog who helps ease his grief. From author Terry Kay.
“A deftly shaped and vivid book…a tender and bracing tale of an octogenarian fighting to live a connected and purposeful life.” ―The New York Times
“A hauntingly beautiful story about love, family and relationships…I found it all such a moving experience, a lovely enduring tribute to love.” ―The Most Reverend Desmond M. Tutu
“Terry Kay is a perfect writer for those who love to read. His prose contains music and passion and fire. His work is tender and heartbreaking and memorable.” ―Pat Conroy, New York Times best-selling author
The elderly Sam Peek is still mourning the death of his beloved wife when a mysterious white dog appears. Seen only by Sam, White Dog becomes a part of Sam’s grief. Though it’s unclear if White Dog is real or phantom, the creature eases Sam’s sorrow, brings him closer to his family, and helps him reconcile with his own mortality.
Bestselling author Terry Kay brings Northeast Georgia to life through his elegant prose, and the thought-provoking themes of family, love, and loss will make readers come back to this touching story again and again.
Also an Emmy Award-winning Hallmark Hall of Fame movie starring Hume Cronyn and Academy Award-winner Jessica Tandy.