Lassie Come Home Author:Eric Knight This is the story of a dog and a boy, of a golden collie's devotion to her young god-a devotion which sent her unerringly back over the long miles to the home and duty that called her. When disaster struck the humble Yorkshire of her young master, Joe, Lassie was sold to a wealthy man and taken hundreds of miles away to Scotland. Escaping from t... more »he kennels, the faithful collie began her epic journey south. The account of that lonely trek, over mountains, across bleak moors, over rivers and lakes and through dark forests, is one which must stir every reader's emotion and cause him to wonder over the marvelous instinct that leads a dog so surely and inevitably home.
Great love and understanding have gone into this story. It is no wonder that it has found a place in so many hearts, youthful as well as adult, as a book to be read over and over again.« less