Saddled

  • von Susan Richards
  • Sprecher: Karen White
  • 7 Std. 40 Min.
  • ungekürztes Hörbuch

Beschreibung

One day, at the age of 31, Susan Richards realized that she was an alcoholic. She wrote it down in her journal, struck by the fact that it had taken nine years of waking up hung-over to name her illness. What had changed? Susan had a new horse, a spirited Morgan named Georgia, and, as she says, "It had something to do with Georgia. It had something to do with making a commitment as enormous as caring for a horse that might live as my companion for the next forty years. It had something to do with love."
Every day begins with a morning ride. Every day Susan lives a little more and thinks about her mistakes a little less. Every day she learns a little more from Georgia, the kind of horse who doesn't go in for indecision, who doesn't apologize for her opinions, and who isn't afraid to be herself. In Georgia, Susan finds something to draw her back to herself, but also something to keep her steady and focused, to teach her about stepping carefully in unknown territory, to help her learn again about balance. This is a memoir about the power of animals to carry us through the toughest times of our lives---about the importance of constancy, the beauty of quiet, steadfast love, the way loving a good (and sometimes bad!) animal can keep you going. It's a wonderful story for Susan's (and Georgia's) fans and for anyone who has ever loved an animal enough to keep on living.

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Kritikerstimmen

“Saddle up and enjoy the ride with Susan Richards. You'll love it.” (Rita Mae Brown, best-selling author of (Animal Magnetism)

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Eine wunderbare (Lebens) Geschichte

In ihrem ersten Buch nimmt Susan Richards einen mit auf ihre eigene Reise durch ihr Leben. Sie schafft es mit einer unglaublichen Ehrlichkeit, gekonnter Erzählfähigkeit und einer Menge Humor ihre (nicht immer einfache) Lebensgeschichte zu erzählen. Ich habe an vielen Stellen herzlich lachen müssen, mehrfach Tränen in den Augen gehabt, bin in Auswandern-in-die-Catskills-Träume verfallen und auf jeden Fall inspiriert. Für alle Pferdeliebhaber, Leben-Überleber und alle die Lust auf eine gute Geschichte haben.
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- hanna1979

Weitere Infos zum Hörbuch

  • Erscheinungsdatum: 07.05.2010
  • Verlag: Tantor Audio