You Had Me at Woof

How Dogs Taught Me the Secrets of Happiness

By Julie Klam; Karen White (Narrated by)
(Tantor Audio, MP3 CD, 9781400166916)

Publication Date: October 2010

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Description
Julie Klam was thirty, single, and working as a part-time clerk in an insurance company, wondering if she would ever meet the man she could spend the rest of her life with. And then it happened. She met the irresistible Otto, her first in a long line of Boston terriers, and fell instantly in love.
"You Had Me at Woof" is the often hilarious and always sincere story of how one woman discovered life's most important lessons from her relationships with her canine companions. From Otto, Julie realized what it might feel like to find "the one." She learned to share her home, her heart, and her limited resources with another, and she found an authentic friend in the process. But that was just the beginning. Over the years her brood has grown to one husband, one daughter, and several Boston terriers. And although she had much to learn about how to care for them walks at 2 a.m., vet visits, behavior problems she was surprised and delighted to find that her dogs had more wisdom to convey to her than she had ever dreamed. And caring for them has made her a better person and completely and utterly opened her heart.
Riotously funny and unexpectedly poignant, "You Had Me at Woof" recounts the hidden surprises, pleasures, and revelations of letting any mutt, beagle, terrier, or bulldog go charging through your world.



About the Author
Julie Klam has written for such publications as "O, the Oprah Magazine", "Rolling Stone", "Harper's Bazaar", "Glamour", and the "New York Times Magazine", as well as for VH1's "Pop-Up Video", for which she earned an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Special Class Writing.

Karen White has been narrating audiobooks since 1999, with more than two hundred to her credit. Honored to be included in "AudioFile"'s Best Voices and "Speaking of Audiobooks"'s Best Romance Audio 2012 and 2013, she is also an Audie Award finalist and has earned multiple "AudioFile" Earphones Awards and "Library Journal" starred reviews.
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