Have I Got Dogs For You!

Life Among The Dog People of Paddington Rec, Vol. II

by Anthony Linick



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 2/16/2010

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 352
ISBN : 9781449063191
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 1
ISBN : 9781467023764

About the Book

Have I Got Dogs For You! continues its exploration of daily life in London’s Paddington Recreation Ground. The society pictured in this account is a unique one, an ever-changing kaleidoscope of dogs and their owners. The dogs represent most of the popular breeds and many of the mutt-like mixtures – as so do their accompanying humans, who come from diverse nationalities and from many walks of life: professionals and job seekers, young and old, family members and loners. They are united in their love of dogs, and on the central green of the park, on its walkways and at the café where they gather after exercising their animals, they often let this affection for dogs carry them into friendships that transcend park life and involve many of them in additional social activities.

     The book is also the story of Fritz the Schnauzer and provides a daily record of his antics and the folkways of the rest of the crew, human and canine. Not only do we have an insight into the relationship of man and beast but a glimpse into London life as it experienced in the first decade of the 21st Century. Such a life, we know, is full of struggles and tensions and these are certainly reflected in this chronicle – and so is a lot of good canine fun.

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