Thunder dog: The True Story of a Blind Man, His Guide Dog, and the Triumph of Trust at Ground Zero

Book Cover
Average Rating
5 star
 
(0)
4 star
 
(1)
3 star
 
(0)
2 star
 
(0)
1 star
 
(0)
Language:
English
More Details
ISBN:
9781400204724
140020304
9781400203048
9781404183650
9781400203253
Accelerated Reader:
MG
Level 6.7, 9 Points
Also in This Series
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID e583ccd1-b918-292c-0160-1fcdc0ad8765
Grouping Title thunder dog the true story of a blind man his guide dog and the triumph of trust at ground zero
Grouping Author hingson michael
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-11-18 07:30:27AM
Last Indexed 2018-11-18 07:44:18AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level MG
accelerated_reader_point_value 9
accelerated_reader_reading_level 6.7
auth_author2 Flory, Susy, 1965-, King, Larry, 1933-
author Hingson, Michael, 1950-
author2-role Flory, Susy,1965-, King, Larry,1933-
author_display Michael Hingson
available_at_catalog Cameron Village Regional, East Regional, Eva H. Perry Regional, Fuquay-Varina Community, Green Road Community, Leesville Community, Northeast Regional, Wendell Community, West Regional
collection_catalog Biography
detailed_location_catalog Cameron Village Regional - Biography, East Regional - Biography, Eva H. Perry Regional - Biography, Fuquay-Varina Community - Biography, Green Road Community - Biography, Leesville Community - Biography, Middlecreek Community - Biography, North Regional - Biography, Northeast Regional - Biography, Remote Storage - Biography, Wendell Community - Biography, West Regional - Biography
display_description

Faith. Trust. Triumph.

ôIÆm sorry,ö the doctor said. ôHe is permanently and totally blind. There is nothing we can do for him.ö

George and Sarah Hingson looked at each other, devastated. Their six-month-old son, Michael was a happy, strawberry blond baby boy, healthy and normal in every way except one. When the Hingsons switched on a light or made silly faces, Michael did not react. Ever. ôMy best suggestion is that you send him to a home for the blind,ö the doctor continued. ôHe will never be able to do anything for himself.ö

Forty-seven years later, a yellow Labrador retriever puppy was born in the whelping unit of Guide Dogs for the Blind in San Rafael, California. The puppyÆs name was Roselle. On September 11, 2001, she saved MichaelÆs life. This is RoselleÆs story too.

ùFrom the Introduction

Every moment in Michael HingsonÆs and RoselleÆs lives seemed to lead up to this day. When one of four hijacked planes flew into the World Trade CenterÆs north tower on September 11, 2001, Michael Hingson, a district sales manager for a data protection and network security systems company, was sitting down for a meeting. His guide dog, Roselle, was at his feet. Paired for twenty-one months, man and dog spent that time forging a bond of trust, much like police partners who trust their lives to each other.

Michael couldnÆt see a thing, but he could hear the sounds of shattering glass, falling debris, and terrified people flooding around him and Roselle. However, Roselle sat calmly beside him. In that moment, Michael chose to trust RoselleÆs judgment and not to panic. They were a team.

Thunder Dog is a story that will forever change your spirit and your perspective. It illuminates HingsonÆs lifelong determination to achieve parity in a sighted world and how the rare trust between a man and his guide dog can inspire an unshakable faith in each one of us.

format_catalog Book, eBook
format_category_catalog Books, eBook
id e583ccd1-b918-292c-0160-1fcdc0ad8765
isbn 140020304, 9781400203048, 9781400203253, 9781400204724, 9781404183650
item_details ils:713802|6028891|Cameron Village Regional - Biography|B HINGSON|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||CAM||, ils:713802|6028892|Northeast Regional - Biography|B HINGSON|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||NER||, ils:713802|6028893|Middlecreek Community - Biography|B HINGSON|||1|false|false|||||Checked out||MID||, ils:713802|6028894|Green Road Community - Biography|B HINGSON|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||GRE||, ils:713802|6028896|Cameron Village Regional - Biography|B HINGSON|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||CAM||, ils:713802|6028897|East Regional - Biography|B HINGSON|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||ERL||, ils:713802|6028898|Remote Storage - Biography|B HINGSON|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||LAB||, ils:713802|6028899|Remote Storage - Biography|B HINGSON|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||LAB||, ils:713802|6028900|West Regional - Biography|B HINGSON|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||WRL||, ils:713802|6028901|Eva H. Perry Regional - Biography|B HINGSON|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||EVA||, ils:713802|6028902|Cameron Village Regional - Biography|B HINGSON|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||CAM||, ils:713802|6028903|Remote Storage - Biography|B HINGSON|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||LAB||, ils:713802|6028904|Fuquay-Varina Community - Biography|B HINGSON|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||FUQ||, ils:713802|6028905|North Regional - Biography|B HINGSON|||1|false|false|||||Checked out||NOR||, ils:713802|6028906|Remote Storage - Biography|B HINGSON|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||LAB||, ils:713802|6028907|Eva H. Perry Regional - Biography|B HINGSON|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||EVA||, ils:713802|6028908|Eva H. Perry Regional - Biography|B HINGSON|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||EVA||, ils:713802|6028909|Leesville Community - Biography|B HINGSON|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||LEE||, ils:713802|6028910|Remote Storage - Biography|B HINGSON|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||LAB||, ils:713802|6028912|Eva H. Perry Regional - Biography|B HINGSON|||1|false|false|||||Checked out||EVA||, ils:713802|6028913|Remote Storage - Biography|B HINGSON|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||LAB||, ils:713802|6028914|West Regional - Biography|B HINGSON|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||WRL||, ils:713802|6028915|Cameron Village Regional - Biography|B HINGSON|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||CAM||, ils:713802|6028916|Cameron Village Regional - Biography|B HINGSON|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||CAM||, ils:713802|6028917|Remote Storage - Biography|B HINGSON|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||LAB||, ils:713802|6028918|North Regional - Biography|B HINGSON|||1|false|false|||||Checked out||NOR||, ils:713802|6028919|West Regional - Biography|B HINGSON|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||WRL||, ils:713802|6028920|Remote Storage - Biography|B HINGSON|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||LAB||, ils:713802|6028921|Eva H. Perry Regional - Biography|B HINGSON|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||EVA||, ils:713802|6028922|Wendell Community - Biography|B HINGSON|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||WEN||, ils:713802|6028923|Remote Storage - Biography|B HINGSON|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||LAB||, ils:713802|6028924|Eva H. Perry Regional - Biography|B HINGSON|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||EVA||, ils:713802|6028925|Remote Storage - Biography|B HINGSON|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||LAB||, ils:713802|6028926|Cameron Village Regional - Biography|B HINGSON|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||CAM||, ils:713802|6028927|West Regional - Biography|B HINGSON|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||WRL||, overdrive:482a88bd-a6cb-44eb-945e-b17d84d61b5a|-1|Online OverDrive Collection|Online OverDrive|eBook|eBook|3|false|true|OverDrive|||Adobe EPUB eBook,Kindle Book,OverDrive Read|Available Online||||
itype_catalog
last_indexed 2018-11-18T12:44:18.06Z
lexile_score -1
literary_form Non Fiction
literary_form_full Non Fiction
local_callnumber_catalog B HINGSON
owning_library_catalog Wake County Public Libraries
owning_location_catalog Cameron Village Regional, East Regional, Eva H. Perry Regional, Fuquay-Varina Community, Green Road Community, Leesville Community, Middle Creek Community, North Regional, Northeast Regional, Wendell Community, West Regional
primary_isbn 9781400204724
publishDate 2011, 2012
record_details ils:713802|Book|Books||English|Thomas Nelson,|[2011]|xx, 232 pages ; 24 cm, overdrive:482a88bd-a6cb-44eb-945e-b17d84d61b5a|eBook|eBook||English|Thomas Nelson|2012|
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_catalog
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
ils:713802 6028901 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:713802 6028904 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:713802 6028919 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:713802 6028900 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:713802 6028892 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:713802 6028914 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:713802 6028926 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:713802 6028918 Checked out Checked out false false true false false true
ils:713802 6028903 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:713802 6028924 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:713802 6028893 Checked out Checked out false false true false false true
ils:713802 6028905 Checked out Checked out false false true false false true
ils:713802 6028902 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:713802 6028912 Checked out Checked out false false true false false true
ils:713802 6028909 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:713802 6028913 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:713802 6028908 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:713802 6028896 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:713802 6028910 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:713802 6028891 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:713802 6028898 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:713802 6028899 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:713802 6028925 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:713802 6028906 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:713802 6028922 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:713802 6028920 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:713802 6028894 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:713802 6028923 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:713802 6028897 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:713802 6028917 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:713802 6028927 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:713802 6028915 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:713802 6028907 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:713802 6028921 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:713802 6028916 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
overdrive:482a88bd-a6cb-44eb-945e-b17d84d61b5a -1 Available Online Available Online false true true false false false
subject_facet Blind -- United States -- Biography, Hingson, Michael, -- 1950-, Human-animal relationships, September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001 -- Personal narratives
title_display Thunder dog : the true story of a blind man, his guide dog, and the triumph of trust at Ground Zero
title_full Thunder Dog The True Story of a Blind Man, His Guide Dog, and the Triumph of Trust at Ground Zero, Thunder dog : the true story of a blind man, his guide dog, and the triumph of trust at Ground Zero / Michael Hingson with Susy Flory ; [foreword by Larry King]
title_short Thunder dog :
title_sub The True Story of a Blind Man, His Guide Dog, and the Triumph of Trust at Ground Zero
topic_facet Biography & Autobiography, Blind, Hingson, Michael, Human-animal relationships, Nonfiction, September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001