CYNTHIA A. BRANIGAN grew up in New Jersey and was educated at Franconia College and the Univer-sity of Pennsylvania. She is the founder of Make Peace with Animals, Inc., and pioneered the adoption of re-tired racing greyhounds worldwide. She lives in New Hope, Pennsylvania.
"[A] winning look back at seeing the iconic Steel Pier attraction
as a child, a breathtaking unpacking of a traumatic memory so often
shorthanded in Atlantic City lore."
-Amy Rosenberg, Philadelphia Inquirer
"In this moving love letter to rescued animals, Branigan, founder of Make Peace with Animals, shares her deep passion for giving unwanted creatures a second chance at life . . . This heartfelt story will be catnip for animal lovers."
"An interesting look at the early animal-rights movement, and the impact that the dedication of a small group can have."
"This book is a gem. The Last Diving Horse in America revealed the many ways that animal and human relationships can form. I loved reading it and recommend it to anyone who cares about animals."
-Mary Lewis, horse trainer and Master equitation instructor