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Vicki Hearne (February 13, 1946—August 21, 2001) was an American author, philosopher, poet, animal trainer, and scholar of literary criticism and linguistics.

Born and raised in Austin, Texas, Victoria Elizabeth Hearne received her B.A. in English from the University of California, Riverside. She subsequently spent more than twenty-five years studying animal behavior as a horse and dog trainer. Central to Hearne's view on animal training was her belief that animals should not be defined by behaviorists' dictates, that in their individuality they have the capacity to be in recriprocal relationships with humans both emotionally and morally. She authored several books on animals and animal-training theory, including Adam's Task, Bandit, and Animal Happiness. She received a 1992 award for outstanding literary achievement from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

A longtime resident of Westbrook, Connecticut, Vicki Hearne was 55 when she died of lung cancer at the Connecticut Hospice in Branford. She was survived by her husband, Robert Tragesser, and daughter from a previous marriage, Colleen.
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Total Books: 24
Adam's Task Calling Animals by Name
Tricks of the Light New and Selected Poems
2007 - Tricks of the Light New and Selected Poems (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780226322414
ISBN-10: 0226322416
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Deborah Butterfield
2003 - Deborah Butterfield (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780810946293
ISBN-10: 0810946297
Genre: Arts & Photography
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Bandit Dossier of a Dangerous Dog
2002 - Bandit Dossier of a Dangerous Dog (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781585790463
ISBN-10: 158579046X
Genres: Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Law
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New York Dogs
1997 - New York Dogs (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780811816588
ISBN-10: 0811816583
Genres: Arts & Photography, Crafts, Hobbies & Home
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Animal Happiness
1995 - Animal Happiness (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780060926069
ISBN-10: 0060926066
Genres: Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Science & Math
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The White German Shepherd
1988 - The White German Shepherd (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780871131966
ISBN-10: 087113196X
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Adam's Task Calling Animals by Name
1986 - Adam's Task Calling Animals By Name (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780394542140
ISBN-10: 0394542142
Genres: Nonfiction, Science & Math
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In the Absence of Horses
1983 - In the Absence of Horses [Princeton Series of Contemporary Poets] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780691014098
ISBN-10: 0691014094
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Nervous Horses
Nervous Horses [The University of Texas Press poetry series ; no. 6] (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780292755178
ISBN-10: 0292755171
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Deborah Butterfield San Diego Museum of Art
Deborah Butterfield San Diego Museum of Art (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780937108215
ISBN-10: 0937108219
Genre: Arts & Photography
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Bandit The Heart-Warming True Story of One Dog's Rescue from Death Row
Animal Happiness A Moving Exploration of Animals and Their Emotions