A Dog’s Purpose

Synopsis

This is the remarkable story of one endearing dog’s search for his purpose over the course of several lives. More than just another charming dog story, A Dog’s Purpose touches on the universal quest for an answer to life's most basic question: Why are we here?Surprised to find himself reborn as a rambunctious golden-haired puppy after a tragically short life as a stray mutt, Bailey’s search for his new life’s meaning leads him into the loving arms of 8-year-old Ethan. During their countless adventures Bailey joyously discovers how to be a good dog.But this life as a beloved family pet is not the end of Bailey’s journey. Reborn as a puppy yet again, Bailey wonders—will he ever find his purpose?Heartwarming, insightful, and often laugh-out-loud funny, A Dog's Purpose is not only the emotional and hilarious story of a dog's many lives, but also a dog's-eye commentary on human relationships and the unbreakable bonds between man and man's best friend. This moving and beautifully crafted story teaches us that love never dies, that our true friends are always with us, and that every creature on earth is born with a purpose.
W. Bruce Cameron
About the author

W. Bruce Cameron

William Bruce Cameron (born 1960 in Petoskey, Michigan) is an American author, columnist, and humorist. Cameron is most famous for his novel A Dog's Purpose,[1] which spent 52 weeks on the NY Times bestseller list and is the first book in a two book series that concludes with A Dog's Journey.[2] The book is the basis for the movie version[3] starring Dennis Quaid, Britt Robertson, Peggy Lipton, K.J. Apa, Juilet Rylance, Luke Kirby, John Ortiz and Pooch Hall, an Amblin Entertainment/Walden Media release in theaters January 27, 2017.[4]

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