TITLE

Our Puppies, Ourselves

AUTHOR(S)
Pickert, Kate
PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
Time International (Atlantic Edition);1/17/2011, Vol. 177 Issue 2, p45
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the popularity of memoirs concerning how pet dogs have positively influenced the writers' lives. It states that several classic stories, such as "The Call of the Wild" by Jack London and "Travels with Charley: In Search of America," by John Steinbeck focus on stories about dogs. It comments on dog memoirs that follow the format of "Marley & Me," by John Grogan, and how Grogan refuses to contribute blurbs praising new dog memoirs because many of the books feel like they are trying to cash in on the popularity of dog memoirs. It mentions how the books talk as much about the author as the dog and that most books concerning dogs will not sell well.
ACCESSION #
57330374

 

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