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Foster, Stephen - Walking Ollie: Or Winning the Love of a Difficult Dog - 9781904977889 - KST0013279
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Walking Ollie: Or Winning the Love of a Difficult Dog

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Description for Walking Ollie: Or Winning the Love of a Difficult Dog Paperback. One winter's afternoon, Stephen Foster walked into a dog re-homing centre with the intention of picking up a retired greyhound. Instead, he acquired an abandoned lurcher pup, even though his knowledge of dogs was very vague. This book presents an account of one man's attempt to turn a psychotic wild animal into something resembling a domestic pet. Num Pages: 189 pages. BIC Classification: WNGD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 135 x 14. Weight in Grams: 186. Clean copy
One winter's afternoon, Stephen Foster walked into a dog re-homing centre with the intention of picking up a retired greyhound. Instead, he acquired an abandoned lurcher pup. Foster's knowledge of dogs was so vague that he had to look up 'lurcher' in key reference work The Giant Book of the Dog , to find out what sort of animal was coming to join the family. His research counted for little: the new arrival did not conform to any known breed standard, or indeed any standard whatsoever that might be considered dog-normal. Walking Ollie is a hilarious - ... Read more

Product Details

Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
Short Books Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Number of Pages
224
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781904977889
SKU
KST0013279
Shipping Time
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Ref
99-1

About Foster, Stephen
Stephen Foster is the author of the short story collection, It Cracks Like Breaking Skin, and the novel Strides, about love and trousers. She Stood There Laughing, his account of a season following Stoke City, was one of the bestselling sports books of 2004, topping charts in the press and online at Amazon.

Reviews for Walking Ollie: Or Winning the Love of a Difficult Dog
Ollie is trouble. But he is also a joy. So is reading about him. Walking Ollie is the best book about a dog for... let us say eight years. Roy Hattersley, Guardian

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