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It s a Dog s Life for the Other Half

Author : Steve Ankers
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Steve Ankers' wife Margaret and brother John have been vets all their lives, so Steve has spent a large part of his life helping them through amusing, harrowing and occasionally disgusting encounters with creatures of all varieties, shapes and sizes. This is a very well-written account of life working closely - sometimes TOO closely - with animals.

It s a Dog s Life

Author : Dale Mayer
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This is a NOVELLA of approximately 24,000 words = 70 odd pages. It's the first day of Ninna's job in the local animal shelter...and a dog is talking to her. Not just any dog...a fat, old, smart-alecky Basset Hound who says his name is Mosey. She can't quit, she needs this job. And then there's the yummy vet who turns out to live across the street from her. He has a house big enough to hold a few animals - including the mouthy Mosey. With all this going on, she doesn't have time to worry about the rash of break-ins and the sense of being watched. She's too busy worrying that she's nuts. When Ninna agrees to dog sit for the cute vet from work, she sees it as a trial at being a pet owner and a way to build on her budding relationship with the vet. For Mosey, this weekend means time to get to know each other. For the stalker who's tracking Ninna's movements, it means...opportunity.

It s a Dog s Life by Coco

Author : Shirley Price
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Living on a farm in a remote area of Costa Rica, a little dog writes letters to Granny Gringo in hopes of getting some advice on how to cope with her problems. There are so many animals to deal with and Coco thinks she is the "boss" of Mom and Poppy's Farm. The bulls kick at her, the cat tries to move in the house, new puppies show up, and the chickens seem to be taking over the farm. Full of humor and love, "It's A Dog's Life, by Coco" will keep you laughing.

It s a Dog s Life

Author : Alan Posener
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It s a Dog s Life

Author : Toffee Parker
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This lively and captivating “tail” is a must for animal lovers – and Anglophiles – everywhere. In this charming story, adorable miniature brown poodle Toffee lands in the lap of luxury when she is adopted by writer Una-Mary Parker. Safely installed in a fabulous Knightsbridge pad – within walking distance of Harrods, of course! – Toffee soon causes mischief as she learns about the highs and lows of London society. As Una-Mary’s constant companion, the glamourous pair are never short of adventures. Unfortunately, not everyone loves dogs as much as they ought to, and Toffee is unexpectedly forced to face real danger . . . With a warm and loving family around her, and the doting Una-Mary always on hand, Toffee hands out advice and wisdom gained from her years of loving friendship.

PAWS or It s A Dog s Life

Author : Rober Ayres
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A lighthearted collection of stories, adventures, and misadventures from cycling encounters with animals and life’s experiences.

It s a Dog s Life in Antarctica

Author : P. M. Otway
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Story of a young surveyor who achieved his dream of exploring and mapping many of these mountains and glaciers. Arriving at Scott Base in October 1960 for a 16-month assignment, he spent two summer seasons sledging and surveying through the mountains and around the edge of the frigid Polar Plateau -- the spectacular region made famous by Shackleton, Scott and Amundsen half a century earlier. Wintering over between seasons and working with British explorer, Wally Herbert, to look after five teams of huskies, he became nursemaid to their 20 entertaining pups.

Rural England

Author : H. Rider Haggard
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H. Rider Haggard (1856-1925) is best known as the successful writer of adventure stories with exotic backgrounds such as King Solomon's Mines and She. However, he also served on a number of royal commissions, and in managing his wife's Norfolk estate became a recognised expert on agricultural matters. Rural England, published in 1902 and reissued in 1906, was the product of his travels around England and Wales writing articles for the Daily Express. They show a picture of agriculture in poor condition, and suggest reforms which would improve matters. The book was well received, and subsequently many of his suggestions were included in the Development Act of 1909. He favoured co-operative societies such as were found in Denmark, an increase in the number of smallholdings, and a national forestry commission. Volume 1 discusses conditions in a large part of the south and west of England, and the Channel Islands.

A Parliament of Spies

Author : Cassandra Clark
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All the danger and intrigue of 14th-century England spring to life in this "compelling" (Publishers Weekly) series about the brave, incorruptible Abbess of Meaux. Abbess Hildegard may consider herself "just a nun with no useful skills or connections," yet her loyalty and intelligence have brought her to the attention of King Richard II himself—not the safest place to be, when the king has enemies on all sides. As Hildegard wrestles with her role as a spy in the parliament that is hastily gathering at Westminster, Cassandra Clark's A Parliament of Spies shows us the human side of history, giving readers new reason to follow Publishers Weekly's rallying cry: "Medievalists rejoice!"

Living a Dog s Life Jazzy Juicy and Me

Author : Cindy Adams
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The swell of dog love that met Cindy Adams everywhere she went after the publication of The Gift of Jazzy made it clear that Jazzy's fans were primed for the next installment. And since, in Cindy's own words, "Yorkies are like peanuts. You can't stop at just one," her decision to bring Juicy into the family gave her ample ammo to do just that. But it wasn't long until her beloved Jazzy—who had become her closest family member and helped her cope with her husband's death—passed away unexpectedly. Cindy was devastated. Jazzy's paw prints had been indelibly imprinted on her heart and nothing and nobody would ever replace him. Cindy was certain she would never love again. But as her relationship with Juicy grew, and the loving, single-minded pooch claimed her rightful place in the center of Cindy's lap, she realized that yet again a wise four-legged companion had shown her that "Life is good. Life goes on." With her signature wit, smarts, and taste for celebrity dish, Cindy Adams shares the life lessons she learned from both her saviors—Juicy and Jazzy.

A Famous Dog s Life

Author : Sue Chipperton
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¡Yo quiero! The heartwarming true story of the camera-ready Chihuahua who became a pint-sized superstar. Her name was Gidget. To the world, she was the Taco Bell dog. This is the extraordinary story of an irresistible pup's life, and that of her devoted trainer, Sue Chipperton. It is not only the story of an adorable television star, but also that of Sue's successful training techniques, and her fascinating stories of working with both human and animal stars, like Mooni, Gidget's Chihuahua roommate and the eventual star of Legally Blonde. Sue shares her delightful tales, investing humor, warmth, and rare insight into one of the freshest and most fun Hollywood success stories ever told.

Give Me a Dog s Life Any Day

Author : Hama Tuma
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Give Me a Dog's Life Any Day, the second book of African Absurdities by Hama Tuma, is a collection of satirical articles on the African and the world political reality, of the double standards that exist, the follies of governments and politicians and of citizens too. There is parody here, ironic laughter at the very serious problems of Africa, a call to ponder on the failures of governance, the lack of democracy using the prism of irreverent satire. Nothing is sacred; the pompous leaders are made fun of and their naked state exposed. Book II of African Absurdities goes even farther than Book I in poking fatal fun at African leaders, their patrons in the West and at life in general. This is a book that will entertain and make you laugh but it will be the laughter of the knowing, the victim, the conscious and the one who is keen on justice but is realistic enough to know that this world is not fair to the weak and the defenseless.

Wreckers of the Star Patrol

Author : Malcolm Jameson
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Hartwell was desperate to get off Venus… desperate enough to join the crew of the Hyperion!


Author : Pudsey
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Earlier this year, a dog danced his way into the history books as the first canine winner of Britain's Got Talent. En route to the title, Pudsey and his owner Ashleigh Butler won over Walliams, delighted Dixon, stole the heart of Holden, and utterly captivated Cowell. They charmed the nation, too - with millions of viewers tuning in to see them take the crown. But what do we really know of Pudsey's journey to stardom? How did he get from being a depressed dog to the mutt of the moment? In this, the most unusual celebrity book of the year, he's finally ready to tell his tale. As a young pup, Pudsey always knew he was somehow different to his dog-standard peers. While his brothers and sisters contented themselves with chasing their tails, he sat apart, yearning for something more. With the help of the menagerie of pets that fill the Butler household and despite some dastardly opposition threatening to stop him at every turn, Pudsey managed to achieve his dream. This Autobidography tells the story of his incredibly journey, straight from the dog's mouth.

Pudsey A Pup Star s Story

Author : Pudsey
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Last year, a dog danced his way into the history books as the first canine winner of Britain's Got Talent. On their way to the title, Pudsey and his owner Ashleigh Butler won over Walliams, delighted Dixon, stole the heart of Holden, and utterly captivated Cowell. They charmed the nation, too - with millions of families tuning in to see them take the crown. As a young pup, Pudsey always knew he was somehow different to other puppies. While his brothers and sisters contented themselves with chasing their tails, he sat apart, hoping for something more. Pudsey: A Pup Star's Story tells the story of his incredible, inspirational journey, straight from the dog's mouth.

In Dr Darling s Care

Author : Marion Lennox
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On her way to a locum job, Dr. Lizzie Darling runs into her new boss. Unfortunately she's in her car at the time, leaving Dr. Harry McKay with a broken leg! Lizzie doesn't want to be a family doctor, or to get involved in the tiny community of Birrini. She doesn't want to get involved with Harry, either, no matter how attractive and likeable he is. But, as the only available doctor, she has to stay. And, slowly but surely, Lizzie finds her heart going out to Birrini and its dangerously charming doctor....

Dog s Life

Author : Robert Leslie Bellem
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Missing jewels, a dead canine movie star and assorted underhanded shenanigans might or might not have a tie-in with this murder—but cinemaland’s super-sleuth Dan Turner aimed to find out after it became personal!

A Dog s Life

Author : Paul Bailey
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In the spring of 1985, the novelist Paul Bailey found himself becoming the unlikely owner of a dog. He saw the puppy in the window of a pet shop and was instantly (and lastingly) beguiled. She was given the name Circe by Bailey's dying partner, David, who was also overcome by her charms, though after a good deal of resistance. This memoir tells of the sixteen years Paul Bailey spent in Circe's company, while also offering portraits of friends and acquaintances, living and dead. There are sketches of the various eccentrics encountered during his walks with the dog, and descriptions of the author's trips abroad - to Romania, Poland, and Hungary, among other countries.

Emotionally Weird

Author : Kate Atkinson
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Emotionally Weird is a thoroughly original and hilarious new novel about mothers, daughters, and love, by the author of Behind the Scenes at the Museum On a weather-beaten island off the coast of Scotland, Effie and her mother, Nora, take refuge in the large, mouldering house of their ancestors and tell each other stories. Nora, at first, recounts nothing that Effie really wants to hear--like who her real father was. Effie tells various versions of her life at college, where in fact she lives in a lethargic relationship with Bob, a student who never goes to lectures, seldom gets out of bed, and to whom Klingons are as real as Spaniards and Germans. But as mother and daughter spin their tales, strange things are happening around them. Is Effie being followed? Is someone killing the old people? And where is the mysterious yellow dog? In a brilliant comic narrative which explores the nonsensical power of language and meaning, Kate Atkinson has created another magical masterpiece.

Living Your Dog s Life

Author : Ramona C. Albert
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