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The Plague Dogs

Adams, Richard

Published by Knopf, 1978
ISBN 10: 0394422473 / ISBN 13: 9780394422473
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Title: The Plague Dogs

Publisher: Knopf

Publication Date: 1978

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First American Edition, First Printing

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In a clear protective Brodart mylar cover. Unread. The story of two dogs who escape from an animal experimentation lab and meet a fox who will teach them to survive on the outside and keep them away from man. A touch of sunning to top edge of boards. Bookseller Inventory # 1001735

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Synopsis: Richard Adams, the author of Watership Down, creates a lyrical and engrossing tale, a remarkable journey into the hearts and minds of two canine heroes, Snitter and Rowf.

After being horribly mistreated at a government animal research facility, Snitter and Rowf escape into the isolation--and terror--of the wilderness. Aided only by a fox they call ''the Tod,'' the two dogs must struggle to survive in their new environment. When the starving dogs attack some sheep, they are labeled ferocious man-eating monsters, setting off a great dog hunt that is later intensified by the fear that the dogs could be carriers of the bubonic plague.

Product Description: Two dogs escape from an experimental research lab in the Lake District, where they have been horribly tortured and mistreated in the name if science. As they run for their lives on the hard fells they attempt to survive wild and free. But the hunt in on...

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