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About the author
Ron Marasco is a professor in the College of Communication and Fine Arts at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. His first book, "Notes to an Actor," was named by the American Library Association an Outstanding Book of 2008. His second book, "About Grief," has been translated into multiple languages, and he is currently completing a book on Shakespeare’s sonnets. He has acted extensively on TV—from "Lost" to "West Wing" to "Entourage" to originating the role of Mr. Casper on "Freaks and Geeks"—and appeared opposite screen legend Kirk Douglas in the movie "Illusion," for which he also wrote the screenplay. Most recently, he has played the recurring role of Judge Grove on "Major Crimes." He has a BA from Fordham at Lincoln Center and an MA and Ph. D. from UCLA.
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And I thought...
I looked forward to reading this book. I expected wholesome and heart warming as the dog Barley shares a behind the scenes look at Jesus Christ and his ministry while here on earth. Imagining walking along side him. It never occurred to me that Jesus would have a dog. But why not? How silly of me. One of the greatest gifts that he has given us is the companionship of a dog.
The reader can't help but love Barley. It was a great story that opens the readers eyes to see what it must have been like being apart of Jesus' life being one of his followers friends. Being his
'best friend'. I kind of had this scenario going on in my mind but the connection between Jesus and Barley really didn't come out in the story until near the end.
There is a lot of sadness in this story. In the beginning Barley is abused. In the end he suffers seeing the crucifixion.
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