DOG DAYS by Ross Santec


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Childhood memories from Iowa, these record small fry with stout hearts and their dogs who were their constant companions. Gritty and feisty, they pursue their fascinations, hunting, fishing, fighting and roaming; they are entranced by the ""hands"" and cowboys and emulate them unwisely; there's school -- and there are holidays; the local yarns and happenings and others' stories which link them to the past; there is the lure of the train and the tracks; and always there is the family, ready to cope with the unexpected, and the author's preoccupation with ""making pictures"". A warm recall of boys popping in and out of ""Satan's waiscoat pocket"".

Pub Date: Oct. 3rd, 1955
Publisher: Scribner