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Dogs I Have Met

Dogs I Have Met
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Price: $14.95
Product ID : 1-59921-129-7
Manufacturer: Globe Pequot
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“Our dogs see us through more than they put us through,” Ken Foster writes in Dogs I Have Met, his collection of stories from readers whose lives were changed by the unexpected arrival of a dog in need. Foster’s new book introduces us to: a pit bull named Jimmy that is recovering from a hit-and-run in Oakland, California; a woman in Costa Rica who opened her house to fifty-five strays; a pit bull that raises a piglet as its own; a hemophiliac dog trained as a therapist; and the Ninth Ward dogs that returned with their owners to rebuild New Orleans. Dogs I Have Met celebrates the inspiring transformations that take place at the intersection between mankind and dog. Of course, Dogs I Have Met also includes updates on Foster’s beloved canine family: Brando, Zephyr, and Sula from The Dogs Who Found Me. Ken Foster is the author of The Dogs Who Found Me. He's also the editor of two anthologies, including Dog Culture. 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 Believer. He has taught at The New School, Florida State University, and the University of Southern Mississippi. He lives in New Orleans, with at least three dogs. Visit www.kenfoster.blogspot.com.

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