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Have dog, will travel : a poet's journey, Stephen Kuusisto

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Have dog, will travel : a poet's journey
Title
Have dog, will travel
Title remainder
a poet's journey
Statement of responsibility
Stephen Kuusisto
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Language
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 thirty-eight, 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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Midwest
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Kuusisto, Stephen,
Dewey number
811.54
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not applicable
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not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
other
PerformerNote
Read by Fred Sanders
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1955-
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Sanders, Fred
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  • Kuusisto, Stephen
  • Guide dogs
  • Blind
  • Poets, American
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
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Have dog, will travel : a poet's journey, Stephen Kuusisto
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digital storage
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier.
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not applicable
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unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
MWT12632358
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  • not applicable
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (5hr., 24 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781508251408
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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unknown
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computer
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rdamedia.
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  • c
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digital.
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MWT12632358
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unknown
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access
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
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other
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12632358
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
Have dog, will travel : a poet's journey, Stephen Kuusisto
Link
Publication
Distribution
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
MWT12632358
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (5hr., 24 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781508251408
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT12632358
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
12632358
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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