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A Salute to the Military’s Paws, Maria Goodavage interviewed by Action Thriller Author James Rollins

A Salute to the Military’s Paws, Maria Goodavage interviewed by Action Thriller Author James Rollins


Hi, I am with Maria Goodavage
who wrote Soldier Dogs As you know my next book Bloodline
deals with war Dogs My exposure with war Dogs
came from a USO tour Where I saw working dogs in action What gave you the inspiration for writing
Soldier Dogs? Well, I actually grew up in a household where
military dogs where really big My dad was a soldier in world war II
and he saw how these dogs saved lives by day and comforted people at night
he was home sick at night there was a dog right there for him
and I grew up with that and knew one day when I was becoming a journalist
and working at KFBK I had in the back of my mind
I am going to write a book on these guys and then Bin Laden happend last year
and “?” behind it and I was able to take that and go with it
and tell the untold story I know from talking with the soldiers
they have a real deep bond between their working dog
and the handler what was your exposure during the research
on this? The bond is like no other
I love my dog so much we have a great bond ?
but they say that there is no bond like that of a soldier and dog
because they deploy together they are together 24/7
their lives depend on each other the dog
That’s fantastic I also heard that you were interviewed by
John Stewart what was that like?
that was a lot of fun What’s he really like?
He’s actually He’s a nice guy [Laugh]
He’s really nice [Laugh] Yah, he’s great and he’s a lot of fun
The show went by like that! and it was weird because I had a lot of fun
doing the show and afterwards as I was walking off with the
producer to the green room I realized, I don’t remember anything I just
said I had this weird amnesia
and it wasn’t until I actually saw the show later that night that I
Oh, yeah that’s what we talked about there’s one part, though, he whispered to
me at the end when the camera’s were off
I still don’t remember Too bad the mic was off
Me Too well thank you very much
everybody read Soldier Dogs it’s fantastic


Reader Comments

  1. Thanks for story of "working canines" to the author and thanks to you Mr.Rollins for the spectacular series of novels you have written.Can't wait for more.

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