The Quotable Dog Lover

The Quotable Dog Lover

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A comprehensive collection of the wisest, funniest, most heartwarming comments about our canine friends. An astonishing array of interesting people have written about their favorite animal - and this rich treasury will make the perfect gift for any admirer of dogs. Here are some of the most memorable words ever written on the various breeds, the dog "fancy," training dogs, dogs "in their own words," sporting dogs, and about the terrible loss we all feel when a dog has died. This collection includes such notable dog lovers as: Aeschylus Homer Carl Sandburg Edward Albee Franz Kafka Jean-Paul Sartre Winston Churchill Don Marquis Jane Smiley T. S. Eliot Peter Mayle August Strindberg M. F. K. Fisher Willie Morris Anne Tyler Robert Frost Eugene O'Neill Evelyn Waugh Evander Holyfield Anna Quindlen Woodrow Wilson and scores of others.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 256 pages
  • 154.94 x 175.26 x 25.4mm | 408.23g
  • ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD
  • The Lyons Press
  • Guilford, United States
  • English
  • First ed.
  • 1585741655
  • 9781585741656

About Patricia M. Sherwood

Patricia M. Sherwood, a longtime copywriter and admirer of dogs, is the editor of An Honest Angler, the collected works of her father, Sparse Grey Hackle. She lives in Windham Center, Connecticut.show more

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"Outside of a dog, a book is a man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read". - Groucho Marx "I loathe people who keep dogs. They are cowards who haven't got the guts to bite people themselves." - August Strindberg "The dog of your childhood teaches you a great deal about friendship, and love, and death; Old Skip was my brother" - Willie Morris "If a dog's prayers were answered; bones would rain from the sky." - Turkish proberb"show more

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