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Posted on Sun, Aug 25, 2013 : 10:50 a.m.

Veteran-turned-author Luis Carlos Montalvan and his service dog Tuesday to appear at AADL

By Roger LeLievre

Capt. Luis Carlos Montalvan, 17-year U.S. Army veteran and best-selling author of the inspirational memoir “Until Tuesday: A Wounded Warrior and the Golden Retriever Who Saved Him,” will appear at the Ann Arbor District Library downtown Thursday night.

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Accompanying him will be his faithful service dog Tuesday, the golden retriever mentioned in the title of Montalvan’s bestselling memoir, which was co-written by Louisville, Ky.-based author Bret Witter.

From issues relating to service members, veterans and their families to those pertaining to Americans with disabilities, Montalvan, who received two Bronze Stars and the Purple Heart, is a vocal public advocate. A movie about their journey is in production.

This event includes a book signing and books will be for sale.

Luis Carlos Montalvan will appear at the Ann Arbor District Library, Downtown (main) Branch, 343 S. Fifth Ave., Thursday, Aug. 29 at 7 p.m. Admission is free. Details at www.aadl.org or 734-327-4200

Comments

Dutch1

Mon, Aug 26, 2013 : 3:40 p.m.

I've read his book. As a former Vietnam war dog handler I found his book one of the better reads about how these wonderful animals can help our wounded warriors as they continue to heal.

Adam Betz

Mon, Aug 26, 2013 : 11:20 a.m.

This is a great way for the community to learn about it's most recent veterans. By the way, I hate to nit-pick normally, but for the Army Captain is abbreviated as CPT. Capt. is the abbreviation used by the Marine Corps.

Veracity

Sun, Aug 25, 2013 : 4:02 p.m.

I hope that there is an excellent turnout to honor this veteran.