A New York Times bestseller and People aBook of the Weeka: This hilarious, charming road trip through canine-loving America is aessential reading for dog lovers and armchair travelersa (Library Journal, starred review). aI donat think my dog likes me very much, a New York Times Magazine writer Benoit Denizet-Lewis confesses at the beginning of his cross-country journey with his nine-year-old Labrador-mix, Casey. Over the next four months, thirty-two states, and 13, 000 miles in a rented motor home, Denizet-Lewis and his lovable, moody canine companion tryawith humorous and touching resultsato pay tribute to the most powerful interspecies bond there is, in the country with the highest rate of dog ownership in the world. On the way, Denizet-Lewisaaa master at effortlessly weaving bits of research into his narrativea (Los Angeles Times)ameets an irresistible cast of dogs and their dog-obsessed humans. Denizet-Lewis and Casey hang out with wolf-dogs in Appalachia, enter a dock-jumping competition in Florida, meet homeless teens and their dogs in Washington, sleep in a Beagle-shaped bed and breakfast in Idaho, and visit aDog Whisperera Cesar Millan in California. And then there are the really out there characters: pet psychics, dog-wielding hitchhikers, and two women who took their neighbor to court for allegedly failing to pick up her dogas poop. Denizet-Lewisas memoir ais a lot like Caseyabfun, sweet, and a little neurotica (Chicago Tribune)aa delightfully idiosyncratic blend of memoir and travelogue coupled with a sociological exploration of a dog-obsessed America. Travels With Casey is aa thoroughly engaging and often hilarious investigation of the therapeutic nature of our relationships with dogsa (Booklist).Travels With Casey is aa thoroughly engaging and often hilarious investigation of the therapeutic nature of our relationships with dogsa (Booklist).
|Title||:||Travels With Casey|
|Publisher||:||Simon and Schuster - 2015-07-21|