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Big Book of Favorite Dog Stories

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Hardcover, 336 pages
Published March 1st 1964 by Price Stern Sloan
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David Schroeder
Nov 08, 2012 David Schroeder rated it it was amazing
I am enjoying this book again. It was a source of pleasure when I was a child and this second time around, it is even more special. A teary eye has occurred a few times while reading about these wonderful creatures who live with and for us.

Here is a delightful excerpt from a story titled: Garm - A Hostage by Rudyard Kipling

"The driver and I coaxed him into the carriage, drove home swiftly, undressed him and put him to bed, where he waked next morning with a sore headache, very much ashamed. When
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Connie
Oct 31, 2015 Connie rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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This is one of my 'take-it-when-you're-running-from-the-burning-building' books. Much-loved; hard to replace. I have other dog-story anthologies, but Florence Peterson did such an outstanding job of finding the best of the best, I haven't been able to match it. Classic stories like Lassie Come Home and short stories or chapters from books by great authors like James Thurber, John Steinbeck and Rudyard Kipling (Garm—A Hostage) keep me coming back to this book year after year.
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