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Herd on the street : animal stories from the Wall Street journal

Author: Ken Wells
Publisher: New York : Free Press, 2003.
Series: Wall Street journal book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Gathers fifty-seven animal stories from the "Wall Street Journal" on such topics as goldfish surgery, Prozac for canine anxiety, and the fish-rights movement.
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ken Wells
ISBN: 0743254201 9780743254205
OCLC Number: 52895203
Description: xv, 248 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Listening to Prozac: "bow-wow!" I love the mailman" / Carrie Dolan --
Surgery on an odd scale / Dan Morse --
A horse is a horse, unless of course ... / Tony Horwitz --
Much chow, no hounds / Ken Wells --
Polly wants a scholarship to Harvard / David Stipp --
Two-stepping with four legs / Lisa Gubernick --
Big Bird is an Emmy shoe-in / James Bandler --
Barking mad for Joyce / Susan G. Hauser --
Little beauties / James M. Perry --
Fido forever / Jeffrey Krasner --
Kill Kitty? / James P. Sterba --
Anglers away! / Charles F. McCoy --
Bite the lawyers / Quentin Hardy --
Bambi uncensored / James P. Sterba --
Horns of a dilemma / Bryan Gruley --
The military-chimpanzee complex / Geraldine Brooks --
High on the hedgehog / Glynn Mapes --
I've got you, babe / Vanessa Fuhrmans --
A man among the predators / James P. Sterba --
Splat man / Barry Newman --
Next, they'll want a stadium / Gautam Naik --
Pinky, phone home / June Kronholz --
The toad people / Glynn Mapes --
Elvis has left the forest / Quentin Hardy --
Bugged in Rhode Island / Barbara Carton --
The worm economy / James P. Sterba --
Not your mother's nutritionist / Erik Larson --
The greening of frog dreams / James P. Sterba --
Shear excitement / Eric Morgenthaler --
Bucks, sex and ... / James P. Sterba --
Yoking it up in Maine / Barry Newman --
Another thing to grouse about / Tony Horwitz --
At least they're not elephants / Carrie Dolan --
The Polish pickle over Buffalo / Barry Newman --
New Zealand's woody problem / Geraldine Brooks --
An operative theory of caviar / Daniel Pearl --
The devil ray as angel food? / Gay Sands Miller --
A wail of a tale / Robert L. Rose --
A biting reappraisal of sharks / James P. Sterba --
If guppies rise up, you'll know why / Michael J. McCarthy --
Getting with the drill / Ellen Byron --
Bugs, bass and loons in moonlight / Ned Crabb --
Paddling with "Psycho Sam" / Ken Wells --
We'd guess Punxsutawney Phil is next / Timothy Aeppel --
Not only that: Rudolph sells crack! / Robert Berner --
Feral TV / Mark Robichaux --
Where's Dumbo / Roger Thurow --
The monkey bomb / Barry Newman --
This zoo's a killer / Craig S. Smith --
Gentle Ben's a big bad brother / Ken Slocum --
Barking up the right tree / Jim Hyatt --
After the Oscars, please call Orkin / Carrie Dolan --
A grubby little secret / Dawn Blalock --
The dean of doodlebugs / Eric Morgenthaler --
With crickets, I'd try a nice pinot grigio / Amal Kumar Naj --
The roach has no friends ... / Erik Larson --
... Save one / Bob Ortega.
Series Title: Wall Street journal book.
Other Titles: Wall Street journal.
Responsibility: edited by Ken Wells ; foreword by Bruce McCall.
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A charming and captivating collection of the best animal stories from "The Wall Street Journal" is presented by veteran author and Page One feature editor Ken Wells.  Read more...

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