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Dog Man: An Uncommon Life on a Faraway Mountain

Sherrill, Martha

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ISBN 10: 1594201242 / ISBN 13: 9781594201240
Published by Penguin Press HC, The, 2008
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Title: Dog Man: An Uncommon Life on a Faraway ...

Publisher: Penguin Press HC, The

Publication Date: 2008

Book Condition:Good

Edition: 0th Edition.

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Chronicles the fierce determination of individualist Morie Sawataishi to ensure the survival of the Akita species after all but sixteen dogs were slaughtered for the Japanese war effort, an endeavor during which he moved his young family into Japan's remote snow country and embraced a radically unconventional lifestyle. 30,000 first printing.

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Martha Sherrill is a former Washington Post staff writer who specializes in penetrating profiles of difficult subjects. Her award-winning writing has appeared in Esquire and Vanity Fair among other publications. She is the author of The Buddha from Brooklyn, a work of nonfiction, and the novels My Last Movie Star and The Ruins of California.

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