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My New Book: Elsa Was Born A Dog!

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Last month we published my newest book, “Elsa Was Born a Dog, I Was Born A Human…Things Have Changed”.

There is a website dedicated to the book:

Below are some quick details about purchasing a print or digital edition.


Hard Cover Print Edition

Thanks for all of the pre-orders for the hard cover edition of Elsa Was Born A Dog.

We’ve determined a price for this collectible edition.

It will be $28.95 (US, plus shipping).

And they will be signed.

Click here to pre-order your printed copy!

Digital Edition

You can purchase a digital edition for only $9.99 (US) and there are a few options.

Amazon has a Kindle edition (click here to purchase from Amazon). has multiple digital formats of Elsa Was Born A Dog, also for $9.99 (US):
All three of the major Ebook formats when you purchase from us – Adobe PDF, Mobi (For Kindle), and ePub (Sony Bookreader, Nook, Ipad/phone/touch, Droid, and other e-reader devices). (click here to purchase from DogWise)



Eleanor in San Diego, Chicago and Washington, D.C>

Loretta Swit knocked them out in San Diego. Now she moves to D.C. and the Chicago. I’m going to get down for the D.C. night on May 3.

Franklin Park Arts Center, Purcellville, Va. (DC area, May 3)
Woodstock Opera House Woodstock, Ill. (Chicago area) May 5

Wish they would let service dogs into these theaters! Elsa says she’d like to see the play.Elsa was Born a Dog is on its way to Kindle with lots of great pictures!

The New Book About the Dogs

At last, and very soon, (within the month), my latest book about the dogs, following the most enduring successful In the Company of Newfies, will be on Amazon. It’s title is Elsa Was Born a Dog, I Was Born a Human. Things Have Changed. I can not wait to share it with so many of you who have read and loved the first book which has become the Newfoundland Bible. We’ll let you know as soon as Elsa Was Born a Dog is up and running!

Eleanor, Her Secret Journey starring Loretta Swit is On Tour Now

I would like all of you to know that my play based on my book about Eleanor Roosevelt is opening its national tour this spring. I’ve seen one rehearsal performance and Loretta Swit (yes, Hotlips from Mash) is really good. Jean Stapleton from All in the Family had it on national tour about 10 years ago. Here are the venues and dates:


Florissant Theatre , Florissant, Missouri March 20
The Strand Shreveport, La. March 22
University of New Mexico PopeJoy, Albuquerque March 24
The Reif Center Grand Rapids April l6
Poway Center for the Performing Arts, Poway, California April 20
Franklin Park Arts Center, Purcellville, Va. (DC area, May 3)
Woodstock Opera House Woodstock, Ill. (Chicago area) May 5

These are one night stands in large theaters

If you would like an autographed of my book, Eleanor, let me know.