A Dog Year
Rescuing Devon, the Most Troublesome Dog in the World
By (author) Jon Katz
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Dog Year by Jon Katz
Book DescriptionJon and his wife live in a New Jersey suburb with two perfectly behaved Labradors. Then into the mix comes Devon, who creates havoc from the moment he arrives at the airport, when it takes Jon, two baggage handlers and three police officers to track him down after he escapes. Jon learns the hard way how to encourage Devon to behave. But amongst the difficulties of their first year together, Jon discovers his life is enlivened by a creature with so much mischievousness and joie de vivre. In fact, Jon finds that he is to change as much as Devon. By turns insightful, hilarious and deeply moving, A Dog Year is a delightful true story of the age-old bond between man and dog.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780091925291
(198mm x 126mm x 14mm)
Imprint: Ebury Press
Publisher: Ebury Publishing
Publish Date: 3-Jul-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Lenore Finds a Friend, Hardback (December 2014)
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Second-Chance Dog, Paperback / softback (September 2014)» View all books by Jon Katz
Relates the author's relationship with a quiet, sensitive artist named Maria Wulf and his campaign to win over Maria's fiercely protective dog, Frieda, a Rottweiler-shepherd mix who resisted all efforts to tame her.
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Author Biography - Jon Katz
Jon Katz has written for the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Rolling Stone, GQ and other magazines as well as having a regular column about dogs and rural life for online magazine Slate. He has written sixteen books, many of them about dogs, and co-hosts an awardwinning radio show Dog Talk. After the period of this book, he moved to a farm in upstate New York where he and his wife live together with their dogs, sheep, cows, donkeys, a barn cat and four chickens. His website is www.bedlamfarm.com.
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