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The Tao of Pug

(Wilson the Pug #1)

4.27  ·  Rating details ·  89 ratings  ·  10 reviews
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 l ...more
Hardcover, 96 pages
Published September 29th 2003 by Avery
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DelGal
Aug 16, 2008 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: animal lovers, pug lovers
Simply and irresistibly cute!
Edwina Callan
Dec 23, 2018 rated it really liked it
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Cute! Cute! Cute!
Felicia
Aug 18, 2017 rated it it was amazing
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Great pictures and great quotes and ideas. I received this book from GoodReads giveaways.
Shaina
Apr 30, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Delightful and wise

This is chock full of insights and so humorous, you just laugh and want to hug the dog. Just wonderful.
Louve
Dec 13, 2018 rated it it was ok
The best part was the photographs.
Mary
Jul 05, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I received this as the perfect romantic gift. It's adorable, funny, and a great source of a wrinkly pug's wisdom.
Jeni
Jun 23, 2011 rated it it was ok
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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Aug 04, 2019 rated it liked it
Philosophical, silly, and adorable. A beautiful coffee table book for pug-lovers
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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 ...more

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