Drinking from the Trough

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What reviewers are saying about Drinking from the Trough

"...Animal antics are on full, delightful display throughout these pages—and so is the pain of losing them, always affectingly related by the author." —Kirkus

Winner, 7th Annual Beverly Hills Book Awards®
Winner, 7th Annual Beverly Hills Book Awards®

“This book was a brilliant example of animal memoir (one of my favorite genres!) and a must for all animal lovers. Four stars.” 4/5 stars
—NetGalley Reviewer

‘Finally she finds that life, especially one full of lovable animals, is truly worth living. Highly highly recommended for Mary’s delightful storytelling and life-affirming journey.” 5/5 stars
—NetGalley Reviewer

“Throughout the book her love of animals and her recognition of their importance in her life is a constant theme.” 4/5 stars
—NetGalley Reviewer

. . . And about the audiobook!

“The audiobook version of Drinking from the Trough, A Veterinarian’s Memoir is brought to life with talent and passion by Sara Morsey. From the first minutes I was immersed into the author’s world thanks to the natural performance, as I imagined a proper lady in the Autumn of her life telling me her story, delighting me at every step with funny musings and making me visualize everything in my mind’s eye like it was happening right now and there. [. . .] I strongly recommend Drinking from the Trough by Mary E. Carlson and performed by Sara Morsey to all those who loved a dog, a cat or even a bird at some point in their lives…”
—Victor Dima, The Audiobook Blog

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