Dog Spelled Backwards
Soulful Writing by Literary Dog LoversBook - 2007
"To err is human, to forgive canine." - Anonymous A classic collection of the best of canine literature celebrating the soulful nature of dogs  In Dog Spelled Backwards , author Mordecai Siegal presents a warm, wise, witty and wonderful collection of writing about the divine nature of dogs from the best of American and English literature and song. Siegal's choices for this compilation are rich and colorful, and contain some of the most knowing and astute writing about dogs ever published. Selections from both fiction and nonfiction, prose and poetry include: - "Memoirs of a Yellow Dog" by O. Henry - "My Buddy" by Murray Weinstock - "Old Dog Tray" by Stephen Collins Foster - "To Flush, My Dog" by Elizabeth Barrett Browning - "The Call of the Wild" by Jack London - "The Power of the Dog" by Rudyard Kipling - "Three's Company" by Steve Dale A trusted and respected voice for three decades, Mordecai Siegal has given pet owners advice on selecting, training and caring for the animals in their lives in more than thirty books. Here Siegal has moved from the practical to the pleasurable, writing and compiling a tribute destined to become a classic. Dog-lovers and literature-lovers alike will welcome Dog Spelled Backwards as a gift of a book to help them understand that sometimes dogs are like furry angels. All that's missing are the wings and the feathers.
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2007.
Edition: 1st ed.
Call Number: 810.802 DOG
Characteristics: xviii, 282 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Subjects: Dogs -- Literary collections.
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