Classic Dog Stories: Eighteen Timeless Canine Tales

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Dogs serve us, adore us, entertain us, work for and with us, but most of all they warm our hearts. An homage to our canine companions, Classic Dog Stories presents a collection of enduring tales penned by an impressive array of authors. These are stories to laugh, weep, and shake your head over, knowing that the nature of dogs (and their human friends) has not altered in all the years since these stories were first written. Exemplars of unconditional love, dogs offer ...
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Dogs serve us, adore us, entertain us, work for and with us, but most of all they warm our hearts. An homage to our canine companions, Classic Dog Stories presents a collection of enduring tales penned by an impressive array of authors. These are stories to laugh, weep, and shake your head over, knowing that the nature of dogs (and their human friends) has not altered in all the years since these stories were first written. Exemplars of unconditional love, dogs offer companionship without complaint and loyalty without a price.
Whether these stories make you laugh or cry, they will also make you appreciate our most loyal friends. Classic Dog Stories is a rich treasury, filled with tales of unforgettable dogs, that will make a perfect gift for any dog lover.

With contributions from:

Marshall Saunders • Georgiana M. Craik • O. Henry • R. E. Raspe
Jack London • Bret Harte • Ernest Thompson Seton • Stephen Crane
Saki • Arthur Quiller-Couch • Lucia Chamberlain
Rush C. Hawkins • Albert Payson Terhune • Jerome K. Jerome
E. Somerville and Martin Ross • Alfred Ollivant

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"...this collection of enduring tales will evoke a gamut of emotions in the reader..."--The Bark magazine
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781592284573
  • Publisher: Globe Pequot Press
  • Publication date: 10/28/2004
  • Series: Classic Series
  • Pages: 352
  • Product dimensions: 4.58 (w) x 7.26 (h) x 0.88 (d)

Meet the Author


Nancy Butler, historical fiction author, has published two novellas and eleven novels, including the RITA award-winning Rake's Retreat, as well as The Quotable Lover and The Greatest Romance Stories Ever Told (page xx). A lifelong dog lover, she lives in Teaneck, New Jersey.
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Table of Contents

Introduction XI
Beautiful Joe 1
Uncle Dick's Rolf 25
Ulysses and the Dogman 35
The Baron's Wonderful Dog 45
Brown Wolf 49
A Yellow Dog 75
Bingo 93
A Dark-Brown Dog 117
Memoirs of a Yellow Dog 127
The She-Wolf 135
Tito: The Story of the Coyote That Learned How 147
A Fire-fighter's Dog 205
Scrap 209
Carlo, the Soldiers' Dog 219
Bruce 227
Three Men in a Boat 253
Philippa's Fox-Hunt 265
Bob, Son of Battle 293
Sources 333
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