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The Tao of Pug

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Wilson the Pug is the apotheosis of the breed dog lovers can't get enough of and can't buy enough books about. Irresistible goes without saying-but Wilson is also a descendant of Chinese philosopher Lao-tzu's beloved companion, Pug-tzu, and he has a great deal of wisdom to share as he exemplifies quotations from the Tao Te Ching. In The Tao of Pug his own everyday Taoist lifestyle is captured by Nancy Levine, his owner and a veteran dog photographer, in whimsical word and captivating picture. With his adorably expressive face, comic poses, and trademark yin-yang coat, Wilson's magnetism shows us the big, simple, profoundly spiritual picture through the eyes of a little dog. Pug-tzu, he reminds us, said, "A pug is a pug is a pug. I'm just me, Wilson the Pug. And I'm okay with that."

96 pages, Hardcover

First published September 29, 2003

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Wilson the Pug

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Wilson the Pug is a direct descendant and lineage bearer of Pug-tzu, companion of the ancient Chinese philosopher Lao-tzu who is widely credited with authoring the Tao-te Ching. With Nancy Levine, Wilson is the author of The Tao of Pug, Homer for the Holidays, Letters to a Young Pug, and The Ugly Pugling. He lives in Berkeley, California where he finds much tolerance for his Taoist canine American lifestyle.

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April 30, 2020
Delightful and wise

This is chock full of insights and so humorous, you just laugh and want to hug the dog. Just wonderful.
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34 reviews
July 3, 2011
If you like pictures of a pug in cute little outfits this book is for you. I guess it just wasn't what I expected so I was disappointed.
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May 26, 2019
I received this as the perfect romantic gift. It's adorable, funny, and a great source of a wrinkly pug's wisdom.
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January 12, 2020
Philosophical, silly, and adorable. A beautiful coffee table book for pug-lovers
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April 22, 2017
Cute little book that dog lovers will enjoy, especially pug parents.
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April 26, 2017
love this book! the pictures and the captions are wonderful.
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