This powerful memoir twines the lives of an extraordinary dog and an extraordinary woman. Their courageous, compelling story will profoundly deepen your understanding of people and animals, fear and shame, love and listening.
— SY MONTGOMERY, Author of The Soul of an Octopus


Patricia McConnell’s Memoir “The Education of Will”.

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Tour Dates

The Education of Will was officially released on February 21, 2017!

Click here to follow Patricia on her book tour, which began on
February 20, 2017.


An unflinching look at trauma and how one woman grows beyond it—beside a wondrous, troubled spark of a dog who needs her help and helps her know herself. Wisdom earned in the hardest places, dog and human, brings with it a caring message of hope. The Education of Will is riveting from the first page to the last.
— SUSANNAH CHARLESON, Author of Scent of the Missing and The Possibility Dogs


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