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My boy Butch [text (large print)] : the heart-warming true story of a little dog who made life worth living again / Jenni Murray.

By: Murray, Jenni, 1950-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Charnwood series.Publisher: Leicester : Thorpe ; Charnwood, 2012Edition: Large print edition.Description: 173 pages (large print) ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781444810882 (hbk.); 144481088X.Subject(s): Murray, Jenni, 1950- | Butch (Dog) | Large type books | Human-animal relationships | Chihuahua (Dog breed) | Butch (Dog) | Human-animal relationships -- Anecdotes | Chihuahua (Dog breed) -- Biography | Dog owners -- BiographyGenre/Form: Large type books.DDC classification: 366 MUR | 363.76 Online resources: http://www.ulverscroft.com/images/thumbs/9781444810882.jpg Summary: As a much-loved and respected presenter of BBC's WOMAN'S HOUR, Jenni Murray has been a source of comfort and inspiration for generations of women. But when Jenni was diagnosed with breast cancer, her world fell apart. She survived surgery, but the gruelling chemotherapy took its toll, leaving Jenni with a crippling bone disease. In constant pain and bound by a prison of disability, it was her Chihuahua, Butch, who gave Jenni the strength to rebuild herself. Jenni recounts the formation of this extraordinary bond. Butch became Jenni's 'little shadow', her closest companion, constantly devoted to her, making her life worth living again. Jenni describes how a life can be changed by love, and how Chihuahuas, the smallest of dogs, have the biggest of hearts.
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As a much-loved and respected presenter of BBC's WOMAN'S HOUR, Jenni Murray has been a source of comfort and inspiration for generations of women. But when Jenni was diagnosed with breast cancer, her world fell apart. She survived surgery, but the gruelling chemotherapy took its toll, leaving Jenni with a crippling bone disease. In constant pain and bound by a prison of disability, it was her Chihuahua, Butch, who gave Jenni the strength to rebuild herself. Jenni recounts the formation of this extraordinary bond. Butch became Jenni's 'little shadow', her closest companion, constantly devoted to her, making her life worth living again. Jenni describes how a life can be changed by love, and how Chihuahuas, the smallest of dogs, have the biggest of hearts.

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Standard print edition originally published: London : HarperCollins, 2011.

As a much-loved and respected presenter of BBC's WOMAN'S HOUR, Jenni Murray has been a source of comfort and inspiration for generations of women. But when Jenni was diagnosed with breast cancer, her world fell apart. She survived surgery, but the gruelling chemotherapy took its toll, leaving Jenni with a crippling bone disease. In constant pain and bound by a prison of disability, it was her Chihuahua, Butch, who gave Jenni the strength to rebuild herself. Jenni recounts the formation of this extraordinary bond. Butch became Jenni's 'little shadow', her closest companion, constantly devoted to her, making her life worth living again. Jenni describes how a life can be changed by love, and how Chihuahuas, the smallest of dogs, have the biggest of hearts.

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