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Farely Mowat's best loved book tells the splendidly entertaining story of his boyhood on the Canadian prairies. Mutt's pedigree was uncertain, but his madness was indisputable. He climbed tress and ladders, rode passenger in an open car wearing goggles and displaying hunting skills that bordered on sheer genius. He was a marvelous dog, worthy of an unusual boy growing up a raw, untamed wilderness. --This text refers to the Mass Market Paperback edition.
Farley Mowat was born in Belleville, Ontario, in 1921. He served in the Second World War from 1940 until 1945, and began writing for his living in 1949 after spending two years in the Arctic. Since 1949 he has lived in or visited almost every part of Canada and many other lands, including the distant regions of Siberia. He is the bestselling author of forty-seven books, which have been published in more than twenty languages in more than sixty countries.See all Product Description
Very good book. I started to really understand the way it used to be in Canada. I hope to read more of his books.Published 17 months ago by Amazon Customer
If you love dogs, or even if you just have a sense of humour.... or maybe if you have misplaced your sense of humour... this is a wonderful read. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Phyllis Crowe
I don't understand why I can't buy this book for my Kindle . . .
My favorite book as a child and the only way I can read it is on paper. Makes no sense at all!
A funny, quick moving story, a wonderful recreation of ones own upbringing, especially if you had a dog as a childPublished on Feb. 25 2013 by Harley
This story is as funny as I remember it. I thoroughly enjoy reading Farley Mowat. I would recommend this book to anyone who knows a bit about Canada, the Prairies and the... Read morePublished on March 9 2012 by Aline
I can't believe how fast I received my book, 2 days!! Thanks for the amazing service. I will be sure to come back to you next time!Published on Aug. 5 2011 by Lindsay
When I read this book, I laughed so hard that my belly hurt! I heartily recommend it for anyone who needs a break from the serious realities of life...Published on Jan. 16 2002 by C. Gochicoa
Chock full of incredibly poignant stories of a young mutt growing up on the Canadian praires, with his human Farley in tow. Read morePublished on March 11 2001 by Cork C. Kyle