The Fox and the Hound Author:Daniel P. Mannix This remarkable animal story is the tale of a duel between two superbly skilled antagonists - each one born and bred to his dangerous calling. — One is a fox, the other a hound. — As he tells their story, Daniel P. Mannix brilliantly evokes the world of each animal: the dog, devoting his instinct and ingenuity wholeheartedly to the service of his ... more »master... and the fox, welcoming risks, roaming his own range, interrupting his wild freedom to help raise a family of pups as carefully and anxiously as any human parent.
Copper, the half-bred bloodhound, is a favorite in his master's pack of hounds and fighting dogs.
The fox is Tod, named by a man who rescued him as an orphan pup and raised him among humans for the first year of his life.
Packed with incident, with suspense, and with superb nature writing, The Fox and the Hound is an extraordinary, authentic portrait of animal life.
This is the book that the classic Walt Disney movie was based on!« less