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Off the leash

a year at the dog park

First edition.

Published .
Written in English.

About the Book

This is "a group portrait of dog people, specifically the strange, wonderful, neurotic, and eccentric dog people who gather at Amory Park, overlooking Boston near Fenway Park. And it's about author Matthew Gilbert's transformation, after much fear and loathing of dogs and social groups, into one of those dog people with fur on their jackets, squeaky toys in their hands, and biscuits in their pockets"--Dust jacket flap.

About the Edition

This is "a group portrait of dog people, specifically the strange, wonderful, neurotic, and eccentric dog people who gather at Amory Park, overlooking Boston near Fenway Park. And it's about author Matthew Gilbert's transformation, after much fear and loathing of dogs and social groups, into one of those dog people with fur on their jackets, squeaky toys in their hands, and biscuits in their pockets"--Dust jacket flap.

Table of Contents

Fall. Backstories ; Sidewalk traffic ; The Purell Incident ; Pack of freaks
Winter. Dookie ; Caravan Margo ; Lesson learned ; The Charlottes ; The Chewy Project ; Dogs are dummies ; The dog Nazis
Spring. The R. Crumb cigar ; Cell phone lady ; Sparks ; We are Saul ; As the table turns ; Crushing
Summer. Departures ; Haters ; Clash of innocents ; Families of choice ; Outro.

Edition Notes

"Thomas Dunne Books."

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
636.7/089689142
Library of Congress
SF433 .G55 2014

The Physical Object

Pagination
x, 227 pages ;
Number of pages
227

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL26479689M
Internet Archive
offleashyearatdo0000gilb
ISBN 10
1250014220, 1250014573
ISBN 13
9781250014221, 9781250014214, 9781250014573
LC Control Number
2014008424
OCLC/WorldCat
857982384
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