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Foster, Ken - Dogs Who Found Me: What I've Learned From Pets Who Were Left Behind - 9781592287499 - KEX0261290
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Dogs Who Found Me: What I've Learned From Pets Who Were Left Behind

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Description for Dogs Who Found Me: What I've Learned From Pets Who Were Left Behind Paperback. A New York Times bestseller! A favorite author reveals his experiences rescuing abandoned dogs--and offers solid advice for readers who "find" dogs. Num Pages: 208 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: WNG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 210 x 140 x 16. Weight in Grams: 18. 8vo.Very good copy
Now regarded as a classic in dog literature, Ken Foster's memoir chronicles his journey from first-time dog owner to rescuer--and all the lessons and mistakes he made along the way. Bookended by the tragedies of 9/11 and Katrina, Foster finds that dogs open his eyes to the benefits of compassion, selflessness, and the chaotic beauty of living each day in the moment. But more than Foster's own story, readers remember the dogs. Among them are Duque, a Costa Rican stray; Brando, Foster's first adopted dog and a supposed pit bull mix who outgrew his Manhattan studio apartment; Rocco, a clownish ... Read more

Product Details

Condition
Used, Good
Publisher
The Lyons Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Number of Pages
208
Place of Publication
Guilford, United States
ISBN
9781592287499
SKU
KEX0261290
Shipping Time
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99-1

About Foster, Ken
Ken Foster is the editor of two anthologies, including Dog Culture, and the author of Dogs I Have Met and I'm a Good Dog. His collection of short stories, The Kind I'm Likely to Get, was a New York Times Notable Book. His work has appeared in The New York Times Book Review, The San Francisco Chronicle, McSweeney's, and The ... Read more

Reviews for Dogs Who Found Me: What I've Learned From Pets Who Were Left Behind
Generosity and gratitude power this compelling account of the reciprocal nature of rescue. Ken Foster illuminates a profound lesson about saving a life: Doing it makes you able to do it. -Amy Hempel, author of The Dog of the Marriage and Reasons to Live I read this at once, and could hardly bear to put it down. This is a ... Read more

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