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Red Dog

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Red Dog

11 years, 11 months ago at Apr 27 4:53
Red Dog is based on a true story and was inspired by a statue of the dog the author saw while visiting Western Australia. It is a story of Red Dog, the kelpie that left his original owners to travel and seek adventures. He made his way into the hearts of all who met him and would wonder in and out of their lives as he pleased. It is a must read for dog lovers and adults and children alike. The end... read more
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Description: Amazon Review Readers familiar with the epic sweep of Louis de Bernières' previous novels, and especially his phenomenally successful Captain Corelli's Mandolin, might be shocked by this small volume of (literally) shaggy dog stories. But those who have enjoyed the humour of those same novels will appreciate this sleeker, slimline de Bernières.In 1998, de Bernières visited the mining towns of Western Australia and stumbled across a bronze statue of Red Dog (1971-1979) outside Dampier. Inspired by this legendary canine, he made another visit, collecting the stories of his life and gently fictionalising them. We follow Red Dog ... (more)
Manufacturer: Vintage
Release date: 3 October 2002
ISBN-10 : 0099429047 | ISBN-13: 9780099429043
Tags: Humour (1), Books To Film (1)
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