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Dog on the Bed A Canine Alphabet

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ISBN-10: 1554552192

ISBN-13: 9781554552191

Edition: 2011

Authors: Richard Teleky

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Is it surprising that a man with a lifelong affinity for dogs would have been born in the Chinese astrological Year of the Dog? Richard Telekey claims that it is not, and his resulting affection for dogs has led him to years of association with them, including not just dog ownership and friendships with other dog-lovers, but a fondness for reading about dogs and, quite naturally, for writing about dogs.The Dog on the Bedis an old-fashioned abecedarian, a genre used by writers since the days of Ambrose Bierce in the classicThe Devil’s Dictionary. It can adapt to a writer’s favourite subject: M.F.K. Fisher wrote on food, Roland Barthes on romantic love, Ezra Pound on reading, and Richard…    
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Fitzhenry & Whiteside, Limited
Publication date: 10/27/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 376
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

Cast of Characters
Preface
Acknowledgements
Anthropomorphism
Anti-Vivisectionists
Astrology
Beds
Books
Breeds
Childhood Dogs and Children's Dog Books
Communication
Cruelty
Death
Embarrassment
Emotions
Excrement
Fiction
Food
Gardens
"God"
History
Humour
Hungarian Dogs
Identity
Illustration
Intelligence
"It" and Impersonality
Journalism
Judging Dog Shows
Kitsch
Language
Loyalty
Lumps
Magazines
Memories
Movies
Music
Names and Naming
Noses
Obedience Classes
Painting and Portraits
Photography and Photographs
Poetry
Pugs
Quadrupeds
Rescue Missions
Rights
Romantic Love
Second Dogs
Shared Dogs
Space
Television
Therapy
Time
Trainers and Training
Travel
Uncanny
Underworld
Unleashed
Veterinarians
War
Wills
Work
Writers' Dogs
Xylocaine
Yapping
Years
Zoli
Sources and Bibliography
Credits
Index