Tuesday’s Promise: One Veteran, One Dog, and Their Bold Quest to Change Lives

By | November 23, 2017
Tuesday's Promise: One Veteran, One Dog, and Their Bold Quest to Change Lives Author Luis Carlos Montalvan
ISBN-10 0316314412
ISBN-13 9780316314411
Year 2017-05-09
Pages 304
Language English
Publisher Hachette Books
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Following the success of his New York Times bestseller Until Tuesday Iraq War veteran Luis Carlos Montalvn took to the road with his beloved Golden Retriever service dog Tuesday to advocate for America s wounded warriors and for each other Luis s first book sparked a national conversation about service dogs and PTSD In this spectacular new memoir he and Tuesday brought their healing mission to the next level showing how these beautifully trained animals can assist soldiers veterans and many others with disabilities They rescued a forgotten Tuskegee airman battled obstinate VA bureaucrats and provided solace to troubled war heroes coast to coast Everywhere these two went they highlighted the miraculous talents of service dogs As Luis and Tuesday celebrated exhilarating victories a grave obstacle threatened to derail their life saving campaign though Luis had made great progress battling his own PTSD his physical wounds left him wheelchair bound He was forced to decide whether to amputate his leg and carry on with a bionic prosthesis Even as he struggled with this dramatic decision he and ten year old Tuesday prepared to welcome a female Golden Retriever puppy to their all male pack As this stirring memoir neared publication Luis Montalvn took his own life in December 2016 another terrible tragedy of the invisible wounds of war This book is his last letter of love to his best friend Tuesday and to veterans readers friends and fellow dog lovers everywhere Never more timely than now TUESDAY S PROMISE is an inspiring story of love service teamwork and the remarkable bond between humans and canines

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