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Dog Spelled Backwards

Soulful Writing by Literary Dog Lovers
(Book - 2007 )
Dog Spelled Backwards
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Baker & Taylor
Celebrating all things canine, a heartwarming anthology of writings about dogs draws from the best in English and American literature to include such works as The Call of the Wild by Jack London, "To Flush, My Dog" by Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Charles M. Schulz's "It Was a Dark and Stormy Night, Snoopy," and other works by Margaret Truman, O. Henry, and others. 25,000 first printing.

McMillan Palgrave
"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.


Holtzbrinck
“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.
 


Statement of Responsibility: [edited by] Mordecai Siegal
Title: Dog spelled backwards
soulful writing by literary dog lovers
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2007
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: xviii, 282 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Subject Headings: English literature American literature Dogs in literature
Topical Term: English literature
American literature
Dogs in literature
Additional Contributors: Siegal, Mordecai
LCCN: 2007014403
ISBN: 031228179X
9780312281793
Branch Call Number: 810.8 D
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