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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (193 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Christine Sullivan Narrator: Laural Merlington Publisher: Tantor Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Set against the backdrop of the war in Afghanistan, Saving Cinnamon chronicles the love story of Navy Reservist Mark Feffer and a stray puppy he bonded with while stationed outside of Kandahar. When Mark is about to return stateside, he decides to adopt Cinnamon and sets up her transport back to the United States. But the unthinkable happens: Cinnamon is abandoned by the dog handler who was supposed to bring her home and disappears without a trace. Mark and his family start a desperate search for the puppy that lasts forty-four days and ends dramatically when Mark and Cinnamon are finally reunited. This is a touching memoir told by Mark’s sister, who initiated the rescue efforts.

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  • “The heartwarming story of a soldier and his dog…Animal lovers may get their hearts broken several times over the course of the story.”

    Publishers Weekly

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  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Jacqueline115 | 11/22/2013

    " awwww, what can i say? "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Connie | 11/18/2013

    " This is an interesting story about how many people came together to get this puppy to it's new home in America. I listened to the book on audio, so it may have just been the reader, but I did not feel this book was written well. The true story, not the writing, kept me listening. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Mitchell Hoare | 9/16/2013

    " Great book would recommend it to anyone who likes touching storys. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Erin | 9/8/2013

    " Not very well-written book. I'm glad they saved Cinnamon but getting through the book felt like work. Often it was needlessly repetitive and I had trouble keeping interested. "

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About the Author

Christine Sullivan worked in sales and technology for decades before finding her true passion in life: caring for animals in need. She initiated the search for the dog whose rescue is chronicled in her Saving Cinnamon and was instrumental in bringing Cinnamon home to the United States. She is cofounder of New Hope for Animals and continues to work with Operation Baghdad Pups. Sullivan lives in Vermont with her family and dogs.