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Product Details

  • Paperback: 240 pages
  • Publisher: Grand Central Publishing; Reprint edition (Oct. 18 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0446546305
  • ISBN-13: 978-0446546300
  • Product Dimensions: 13.3 x 1.9 x 20.3 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 204 g
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #32,823 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"Highly recommended for anyone (that's all of us) in need of inspiration."—Library Journal (Starred review)

"As remarkable in spirit as he is distinctive in appearance, the extraordinary Oogy receives a hero's biography from adoring Levin."—Publishers Weekly

"Oogy's story confirms what Dewey taught me years ago...that even a wounded animal tossed aside is capable of amazing joy if given love and respect by the human chosen to share life with them."—Vicki Myron, #1 New York Times-bestselling author of Dewey: The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World

"An incredible story about an unforgettable dog. Get ready to make a very big place in your heart for OOGY. Because you're going to fall in love with this dog. And, this book."—Gary David Goldberg, creator of Family Ties and Brooklyn Bridge and author of Sit, Ubu, Sit

"This is a story about what can happen when the worst in people meets the best in people and the best wins. In spite of its subject, this is a gentle tale of one man's love for his dog and the angels along the way who brought Oogy into his life."—-Susan Richards, New York Times-bestselling author of Chosen by a Horse and Saddled

"At its heart, OOGY is a love story between a kind and generous man and an astonishing dog, reassuring in its affirmation that all the seemingly random pieces of life somehow belong together. This book is well worth spending time with."—Mary Nethery, co-author of the New York Times-bestselling Nubs: The True Story of a Mutt, a Marine & a Miracle

"The story of Oogy proves that the human-canine bond doesn't depend on outward beauty. Oogy's love for the Levins, and theirs for him, will touch the heart of anyone who reads his story."—-Sharon Sakson, author of Paws & Effect: The Healing Power of Dogs

About the Author

Larry Levin was born in Philadelphia, PA, and lived in various parts of the country, including New England and the Pacific Northwest, before returning to the Philadelphia area. He has been a lawyer for over thirty years, and is now in private practice. In 1982, he married Jennifer Berke, an attorney. Their sons, Noah and Dan, were born in 1990. This is Larry's first book.

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9 of 9 people found the following review helpful By Brenda Pink TOP 500 REVIEWER on Nov. 25 2010
Format: Hardcover
This book is not particularly well written. It's not a book meant to be about the horrors of dog fighting. What it is, is a book written with love and respect for a dog that has made the world a better place, for all those who have met him. It's a story about a dog who's wonderful nature led to his horrific injuries. It's a story about a family who accepted this dog unconditionally. I think that in one way, the book's title is wrong because I love Oogy without ever having met him. And...I was left fully believing that I would be privileged to ever meet a dog like Oogy. Just as with people, this is a lesson in not judging a book by it's cover.
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful By Candace Kolb on Jan. 30 2011
Format: Hardcover
This book made me laugh, cry and everything else in between. It not only shows the dark side of humanity in damaging an innocent lift but on the flip side, it shows the amazing amount of love that peoPle are capable of in saving an innocent life. I am not an avid reader but I could not put this book down. Oogy is truly an amazing dog who has found an even more amazing family.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Charmaine E. Hammond on Feb. 12 2012
Format: Hardcover
I enjoyed the read about Oogy, a dog who had a traumatic and difficult start to life, and the family whose love helped him live the life he was meant to live. All the professinals who never gave up on Oogy, was a reminder of how it can take a community to love a dog. A beautiful story!
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By lyndie on Jan. 16 2014
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
I love books about animals, so this book was a fantastic choice. I do recommend this book to everyone, you will not put it down until finished. You get to find out that animals don't have a choice with whom they reside with, some choices are extremely bad. The upside is most people are wonderful.
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By Amber on Oct. 6 2013
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Probably one of those most heartfelt book I've ever read. It brought tears to my eyes what this dog endured in his early years. It lets the reader into what having a pit bull is really like, what the breed is truly like. This dog is the face of the epidemic that is the horrific and unfortunate world of dog fighting. He is a survivor and a true kind sweet spirit. This is a must read for all animal lovers. Started yesterday I could not put it down until it was finished. It touches my heart there are people in this world that have been in this dogs life after he was rescued that did all they could do for this dog. People that were able to look past his breed, his short past in dog fighting as a 2 month old bait dog, and give this dog the life he deserved are just amazing people
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