The Resource Have dog, will travel : a poet's journey, Stephen Kuusisto, (electronic resource)

Have dog, will travel : a poet's journey, Stephen Kuusisto, (electronic resource)

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Have dog, will travel : a poet's journey
Title
Have dog, will travel
Title remainder
a poet's journey
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Stephen Kuusisto
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eng
Summary
In a lyrical love letter to guide dogs everywhere, a blind poet shares his delightful story of how a guide dog changed his life and helped him discover a newfound appreciation for travel and independence.Stephen Kuusisto was born legally blind--but he was also raised in the 1950s and taught to deny his blindness in order to "pass" as sighted. Stephen attended public school, rode a bike, and read books pressed right up against his nose. As an adult, he coped with his limited vision by becoming a professor in a small college town, memorizing routes for all of the places he needed to be. Then, at the age of 38, he was laid off. With no other job opportunities in his vicinity, he would have to travel to find work. This is how he found himself at Guiding Eyes paired with a Labrador named Corky. In this vivid and lyrical memoir, Stephen Kuusisto recounts how an incredible partnership with a guide dog changed his life and the heart-stopping, wondrous adventure that began for him in midlife. Profound and deeply moving, this is a spiritual journey, the story of discovering that life with a guide dog is both a method and a state of mind
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technical information on music
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TEFOD
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Kuusisto, Stephen
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811.54
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not applicable
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LC call number
PS3561.U85
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autobiography
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Read by Fred Sanders
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1955-
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Sanders, Fred
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  • Kuusisto, Stephen
  • Kuusisto, Stephen
  • Guide dogs
  • Blind
  • Poets, American
  • Blind
  • Guide dogs
  • Poets, American
  • Travel
  • United States
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Have dog, will travel : a poet's journey, Stephen Kuusisto, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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spoken word
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  • spw
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rdacontent
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on1028734644
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (05 hr., 25 min., 55 sec.))
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online
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9781508251408
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computer
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rdamedia
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digital
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sound
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digital recording
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other
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1A5DF95B-1EB1-4DB8-8D8F-26A8FD8F38B7
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Have dog, will travel : a poet's journey, Stephen Kuusisto, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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unknown
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unknown
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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not applicable
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unknown
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spoken word
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  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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on1028734644
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (05 hr., 25 min., 55 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781508251408
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not applicable
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not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
Other physical details
digital
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
Stock number
1A5DF95B-1EB1-4DB8-8D8F-26A8FD8F38B7
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  • (Sirsi) o1028734644
  • (OCoLC)1028734644
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