Katie Up and Down the Hall

The True Story of How One Dog Turned Five Neighbors into a Family
By Glenn Plaskin (Trade Paperback, 2012)
For animals lovers everywhere, KATIE UP AND DOWN THE HALL is the transcendent memior of a man who discovers the true meaning of family after adopting a cocker spanial puppy. Through the magnetic personality of his mischievous dog, Katie, he soon makes powerful connections with four of his down-the-hall neighbors in a downtown Manhattan high rise, just opposite the World Trade Center.

First, Katie trots into the lives of Pearl and Arthur, a warm-hearted elderly couple just a few doors down from Glenn. Later, John, a single dad, and his rambunctious young son Ryan move in and are also seduced by Katie's charms.

Here is a beautiful tale about the magic of opening your door to a neighbor, turning friendship into much more.

For animals lovers everywhere, KATIE UP AND DOWN THE HALL is the transcendent memior of a man who discovers the true meaning of family after adopting a cocker spanial puppy. Through the magnetic personality of his mischievous dog, Katie, he soon makes powerful connections with four of his down-the-hall neighbors in a downtown Manhattan high rise, just opposite the World Trade Center.

First, Katie trots into the lives of Pearl and Arthur, a warm-hearted elderly couple just a few doors down from Glenn. Later, John, a single dad, and his rambunctious young son Ryan move in and are also seduced by Katie's charms.

Here is a beautiful tale about the magic of opening your door to a neighbor, turning friendship into much more.

Plaskin, a resident of New York City, is surrounded by more than 300 dogs in his Battery Park City complex, a neighborhood that inspired this book and the remarkable events in it.

  • Katie Up and Down the Hall by Glenn Plaskin


  • Katie Up and Down the Hall by Glenn Plaskin

  • "...this is a charmer about 'the abiding love of family' wherever you find it."

    --People Magazine

    "Plaskin's engaging narration and Katie's ability to make community will endear this book to readers."

    --Publishers Weekly

    "KATIE is an absolutely delightful story [that] will make you smile even as your eyes sparkle with tears."
    --Mary Higgins Clark, #1 New York Times bestselling author

    "An absolute delight, a lovely book, and, of course, I fell in love with that beautiful little blond girl. She is a keeper."
    --Betty White

    "This is a powerfully compelling story that will capture your heart, about the true meaning of family and the eternal nature of love."
    --Anthony Robbins,  entrepreneur, author, and peak performance strategist

    "Katie touched so many people. I wish my dogs could have known her!"
    --Mariah Carey

    "Glenn Plaskin's book will touch the heart of anyone who has ever loved a dog."
    --Judge Judy Sheindlin

    "Katie types, models, uses a remote, and she's got a great wardrobe! What dog (other than my own) can do all that? It's a fabulous, heartfelt book."
    --Joan Rivers

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Katie Up and Down the Hall
  • Publisher: Center Street
  • Price: $14.99 US/$16.50 CAN
  • Pages: 288
  • Physical Dimensions: 5-1/4" x 8"
  • ISBN-13: 9781599952567
  • On Sale Date: 05/01/2012
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