By Terry Kay
Sam Peek's young children are nervous. in view that that "saddest day" whilst Cora, his loved spouse of fifty-seven stable years, died, not anyone is familiar with how he'll live on. How can this aged guy reside on my own on his farm? How can he preserve using his dilapidated truck right down to the fields to deal with his few rows of pecan timber? And while Sam starts telling his youngsters a few puppy as white because the natural pushed snow -- that turns out invisible to every body yet him -- his little ones imagine that grief and outdated age have ultimately taken their toll.
yet no matter if the puppy is actual or now not, Sam Peek -- "one of the neatest males within the South in terms of bushes" -- outsmarts all of them. Sam and the White puppy will dance from the pages of this bittersweet novel and into your middle, as they proportion the secret of existence, and start jointly a hot and relocating ultimate ceremony of passage.
Winner of the Southeastern Library Association's striking writer Award.