Nonfiction Round-Up (4/22/20)

Today’s nonfiction spotlight shines a light on the true story of a Navy SEAL and the dog who saved his life.

NO ORDINARY DOG: My Partner from the SEAL Teams to the Bin Laden Riad by Will Chesney with Joe Layden

Navy SEAL Team Operator and military dog handler Will Chesney and canine Cairo were among the first members of the US military on the ground in the operation resulting in Osama bin Laden’s death. Cairo and Will were there for one another when they needed each other the most, both in the field and back home in the U.S.

“Former U.S. Navy SEAL Chesney offers an inside look at life in the Special Forces and pays tribute to his canine partner Cairo in this heartfelt debut‚ĶTouching on the power of the human-animal bond, the effects of PTSD, and the legacy of the ‘war on terror,’ this earnest account delivers many memorable moments. Dog lovers and fans of military history will be enthralled.”–Publishers Weekly

NO ORDINARY DOG: My Partner from the SEAL Teams to the Bin Laden Raid by Will Chesney and Joe Layden; 9781250176950; available now.

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