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Topic: Any recommendations for a book like Marley & Me?

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Subject: Any recommendations for a book like Marley & Me?
Date Posted: 7/31/2007 12:23 AM ET
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I've just finished MARLEY & ME, and I loved it!  It made me laugh and it made me cry.  I absolutely couldn't put it down until I had finished!  Can anyone recommend any other books like it?

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Date Posted: 7/31/2007 10:05 PM ET
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jon katz's books- there are a bunch of them.

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Date Posted: 8/7/2007 11:51 AM ET
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Amazing Gracie:  A Dog's Tale, by:  Dan Dye and Mark Beckloff - Excellent!

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Date Posted: 8/8/2007 10:44 AM ET
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Thank you ladies, will check those out!

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Date Posted: 8/8/2007 1:14 PM ET
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Lost and Found by Jacqueline Sheehan was excellent!

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Date Posted: 8/8/2007 1:15 PM ET
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Also From Baghdad, With Love

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Date Posted: 8/9/2007 9:36 AM ET
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Thanks Deanna!  I remember hearing of From Baghdad, With Love, but had forgotten about it.  My WL just keeps growing and growing!

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Date Posted: 8/9/2007 10:45 AM ET
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I want to read From Baghdad With Love also!

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Date Posted: 8/11/2007 11:48 PM ET
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I agree with the Lost and Found recommendation. I randomly picked it up at a bookstore because of the picture of the lab and I'm so glad I read it! :)
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Date Posted: 8/20/2007 8:00 AM ET
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Second vote for John Katz's books... there are a couple (New Work of Dogs and Living With Dogs) are more instructional/training/behavior-themed, but most are autobiographical.

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Date Posted: 8/25/2007 12:03 AM ET
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I'd recommend "Apollo's Creed". I just finished it and you will need to have tissues close by for sure. It is a pretty small book and a fast read.

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