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Bob, son of Battle

Author: Alfred Ollivant; Doubleday, McClure & Company.
Publisher: New York : Doubleday & McClure Company, 1898.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Two sheep farmers and their sheepdogs engage in a years-long battle to prove their superiority in handling sheep with the son of one caught between. Bob is the last of the famous shepherd line of Gray Dogs of Kenmuir. His alcoholic master, Adam M'Adam, doesn't believe the dog is as good as his forebears, until Bob gives his life to save the flock from a ravenous wolf of the Scottish highlands.
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Genre/Form: Digital images
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ollivant, Alfred, 1874-1927.
Bob, son of Battle.
New York : Doubleday & McClure Company, 1898
(OCoLC)657017455
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alfred Ollivant; Doubleday, McClure & Company.
OCLC Number: 655310
Description: vi, 356 pages ; 19 cm
Contents: Part I. The coming of the tailless tyke --
Part II. The little man --
Part III. The shepherds' trophy --
Part IV. The black killer --
Part V. Owd Bob o' Kenmuir --
Part VI. The black killer. Part I. The coming of the tailless tyke. The gray dog --
A son of Hagar --
Red Wull --
First blood. Part II. The little man. A man's son --
A licking or a lie --
The white winter --
M'Adam and his coat. Part III. The shepherds' trophy. Rivals --
Red Wull wins --
Oor Bob --
How Red Wull held the bridge --
The face in the frame. Part IV. The black killer. A mad man --
Death on the marches --
The black killer --
A mad dog --
How the killer was singed --
Lad and lass --
The snapping of the string --
Horror of darkness. Part V. Owd Bob o' Kenmuir. A man and a maid --
Th' owd un --
A shot in the night --
The shepherds' trophy. Part VI. The black killer. Red-handed --
For the defence --
The devil's bowl --
The devil's bowl --
The tailless tyke at bay --
Postscript.
Responsibility: by Alfred Ollivant.

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Two sheep farmers and their sheepdogs engage in a years-long battle to prove their superiority in handling sheep with the son of one caught between. Bob is the last of the famous shepherd line of Gray Dogs of Kenmuir. His alcoholic master, Adam M'Adam, doesn't believe the dog is as good as his forebears, until Bob gives his life to save the flock from a ravenous wolf of the Scottish highlands.

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