Wild Ride Home

Wild Ride Home

Love, Loss, and A Little White Horse : A Family Memoir

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"Christine Hemp's debut work of nonfiction, Wild Ride Home, is a brilliant memoir, looping themes of finding love and losing love, of going away and coming home, of the wretched course of Alzheimer's, of cancer, of lost pregnancies, of fly fishing and horsemanship, of second chances, and, ultimately, of the triumph of love and family -- all told within the framework of the training of a little white horse named Buddy. Wild Ride Home invites the reader into the close Hemp family, which believes beauty and humor outshine the most devastating circumstances. Such optimism is challenged when the author suffers a series of blows: a dangerous fiancé, her mother's dementia, unexpected death and illness. Buddy, a feisty, unforgettable little Arabian horse with his own history to overcome, offers her a chance to look back on her own life and learn to trust again, not only others, but more importantly, herself. Hemp skillfully guides us through a memoir that is, despite devastating loss, above all, an ode to joy"--Dust jacket.
Publisher: New York, NY :, Arcade Publishing,, [2020]
Description: xi, 319 pages ; 24 cm
Copyright Date: ©2020
ISBN: 9781950691241
1950691241
Branch Call Number: 811.09 Hem

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