Bar Sinister

Bar Sinister

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by Richard Harding Davis
     
 

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In his preface, Davis sheds light on the origins of The Bar Sinister. "In the dog world, the original of the bull-terrier in the story is known as Edgewood Cold Steel and to his intimates as 'Kid'. His father was Lord Minto, a thoroughbred bull-terrier, well known in Canada, but the story of Kid's life is that his mother was a black-and-tan named Vic. She was a lady…  See more details below

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In his preface, Davis sheds light on the origins of The Bar Sinister. "In the dog world, the original of the bull-terrier in the story is known as Edgewood Cold Steel and to his intimates as 'Kid'. His father was Lord Minto, a thoroughbred bull-terrier, well known in Canada, but the story of Kid's life is that his mother was a black-and-tan named Vic. She was a lady of doubtful pedigree. Among her offspring by Lord Minto, so I have been often informed by many Canadian dog-fanciers, breeders, and exhibitors, was the only white puppy, Kid, in a litter of black-and-tans."

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ISBN-13:
9781589631908
Publisher:
Fredonia Books (NL)
Publication date:
04/28/2001
Pages:
328
Sales rank:
981,882
Product dimensions:
5.04(w) x 7.98(h) x 0.85(d)

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The Bar Sinister 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A book that must be reread every few years.
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