By Susannah Charleson
An unforgettable memoir from a search-and-rescue pilot and her lively dogs partner
In the wake of the Oklahoma urban bombing, Susannah Charleson clipped a photograph from the newspaper of an exhausted dogs handler, face buried within the fur of his search-and-rescue puppy. A puppy lover and pilot with seek event herself, Susannah used to be so moved by way of the picture that she determined to volunteer with a neighborhood dogs crew and shortly came upon firsthand the lengthy hours, nonexistent pay, and sometimes heart-wrenching effects they face. as soon as she certified to coach a puppy of her personal, she followed Puzzle, a robust, vivid Golden Retriever dog who exhibited certain aptitudes as a operating puppy yet who used to be much less attracted to the function of compliant condominium puppy. Scent of the Missing is the tale of Susannah and Puzzle’s adventures as they look for the missing—a misplaced youngster, an Alzheimer’s sufferer wandering within the chilly, indicators of the workforce amid the particles of the gap travel Columbia disaster—and get to the bottom of the secret of the bond among people and dogs.