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Good dogs don't make it to the south pole : a novel

Author: Hans Olav Thyvold; Marie Ostby
Publisher: New York, NY : HarperVia, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2020]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Told through the eyes of a very grumpy yet lovable mutt, a funny and touching tale of aging, death, friendship, and life that proves sometimes a dog's story is the most human of all. Tassen has always been a one-man dog. When his human companion, Major Thorkildsen, dies, Tassen and Mrs. Thorkildsen are left alone. Tassen mourns Major by eating too many treats, and Mrs. T by drinking too much. But the two  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Thyvold, Hans Olav.
Good dogs don't make it to the south pole.
New York : HarperVia, [2019]
(DLC) 2019060269
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hans Olav Thyvold; Marie Ostby
ISBN: 9780062981653 006298165X 9780062985927 0062985922
OCLC Number: 1135936495
Language Note: Translated from the Norwegian.
Notes: Originally published as Snille hunder kommer ikke til Sydpolen in Norway in 2017 by Aschehoug.
The first edition of this book was printed and bound at LSC Communications in Harrisonburg, Virginia, June 2020.
Description: 306 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Other Titles: Snille hunder kommer ikke til sydpolen.
Good dogs do not make it to the south pole
Responsibility: Hans-Olav Thyvold ; translated from the Norwegian by Marie Ostby.

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Told through the eyes of a very grumpy yet lovable mutt, a funny and touching tale of aging, death, friendship, and life that proves sometimes a dog's story is the most human of all.Tassen has always  Read more...

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"Tassen is a believable, matter-of-fact narrator, bringing us into his world with Mrs. Thorkildsen, her dragon water, her love of books, and Roald Amundsen's all-important dogs. Thyvold's moving, Read more...

 
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