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One nation under dog

Michael Schaffer

One nation under dog

America"s love affair with our dogs

by Michael Schaffer

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Published by H. Holt in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dogs -- United States -- Anecdotes,
  • Dogs -- Social aspects -- United States -- Anecdotes,
  • Pet industry -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMichael Schaffer.
    GenreAnecdotes
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSF426.2 .S313 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23994304M
    ISBN 109780805091465
    LC Control Number2009051087
    OCLC/WorldCa430839712

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