By Glenn Plaskin
A private memoir by means of bestselling writer and star journalist Glenn Plaskin, KATIE is a relocating tale a few guy who discovers the genuine which means of relations after adopting a cocker spaniel dog. throughout the magnetic character of his mischievous puppy, the writer quickly makes robust connections with a number of of his down-the-hall friends in a high-rise positioned within the distinctive Battery Park urban local of reduce long island. First, Katie trots into the lives of Pearl and Arthur, a warm-hearted aged couple quite a few doorways down from Glenn. Later, John, a unmarried Dad, and his rambunctious younger son, Ryan, additionally movement in and are seduced by means of Katie's charms. All in their lives are profoundly replaced as they're remodeled from buddies to buddies to relations, with Pearl as matriarch. The motherless boy unearths a "Granny"; his Dad inherits a mom, Glenn discovers a confidante. Set in ny urban, we witness approximately 16 years of antics and family members adventures spanning Hollywood excessive instances, undesirable well-being, injuries, blustery winters, even the terrors of Sep 11. via all of it, the relations clings to one another, sharing a deep bond that supply each one convenience, aid and safety. dependent upon a widely-read article in relatives Circle, this is an unforgettable tale concerning the love that makes a family-one that transcends the demanding realities of time, tragedy, and inevitable loss.