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    Throw the Damn Ball: Classic Poetry by Dogs (Hardback) By (author) R D Rosen, By (author) Harry Prichett, By (author) Rob Battles

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    DescriptionA hilarious collection of poetry by dogs- perfect for lovers of literature and pups alike "Dogs seldom make passes At dogs passing gasses." Are these the words of Dorothy Parker? Ogden Nash? Nope, the author is Sparky from Milton, Pennsylvania. Sparky, Snowy, Tucker, Louie, these canine laureates have written a volume of poetry displaying the brilliance and wit we've always suspected our dogs were hiding from us. They also, it turns out, revere the human geniuses who came before them, as you'll see with "There Is No Frigate Like A Pavement" - an homage to Emily Dickinson - and "Do Not Go Gentle." Yes, Dylan Thomas would love it.


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    Title
    Throw the Damn Ball
    Subtitle
    Classic Poetry by Dogs
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) R D Rosen, By (author) Harry Prichett, By (author) Rob Battles
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 117
    Width: 155 mm
    Height: 155 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 249 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780142180853
    ISBN 10: 0142180858
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T13.0
    BIC subject category V2: WN
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: WH
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T General Subject: 460
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 11800
    BIC E4L: HUM
    Ingram Subject Code: HU
    Libri: I-HU
    B&T Approval Code: A74700000, A26650000, A26250000
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 817/.6, 817.6
    BISAC V2.8: HUM009000
    LC subject heading:
    DC21: 817.6
    BISAC V2.8: POE005010, HUM005000
    LC classification: PN6231.D68 R67 2013
    Illustrations note
    colour illustrations
    Publisher
    Plume Books
    Imprint name
    Plume Books
    Publication date
    29 October 2013
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    R. D. Rosen is the Edgar Award-winning author of "Strike Three You're Dead" and other Harvey Blissberg mysteries, plus several nonfiction books. Harry Prichett has written and performed for the improv comedy group Chicago City Limits, and is the voice you often hear on television and radio commercials. Rob Battles, who has written and produced for public radio stations and National Public Radio, is a senior vice president for a large, forward-looking media company. Together, Rosen, Prichett and Battles wrote the bestselling "Bad Dog, Bad Baby, Bad President, " and (with Jim Edgar) "Bad Cat."