The Resource We give our hearts to dogs to tear: : intimations of their immortality, Alston Chase, (ebook)

We give our hearts to dogs to tear: : intimations of their immortality, Alston Chase, (ebook)

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We give our hearts to dogs to tear: : intimations of their immortality
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We give our hearts to dogs to tear:
Title remainder
intimations of their immortality
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Alston Chase
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eng
Summary
More than a hauntingly beautiful memoir about small dogs in Big Sky country, this book is a wise account of the relationships among dogs, humans, and the land that surrounds them. It is the story of successive generations of Jack Russell terriers, their animal friends, and their human companions. Alston Chase searches for the immortality of dogs, what makes them unique companions, and why we humans willingly give them our hearts knowing that someday they will be broken. This book will resonate with anyone who has ever loved a dog. Chase muses that dogs are the embodiment of spirit over mortality and through the window of their brief lives we glimpse eternity. This eternal includes the Earth, the land, and the bonds forged between people and dogs over thousands of years. Chase sees threats in the decline of rural life, unbridled urbanization, and in dog breeders who judge by conformation to breed standards and fashion rather than ability and health. An uplifting tribute to the dogs we love, and a reflection on the limitations of life, this book shows a triumph of the spirit. Rich in poetic citations, it is an environmental cry for help, a naturalistic appreciation of a dissolving world, and a deeply spiritual reminder that nothing loved is ever lost
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Midwest
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Chase, Alston
Dewey number
636.755
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Chase, Alston
  • Jack Russell terrier
  • Jack Russell terrier
  • Dogs
  • Dog owners
  • Human-animal relationships
  • Dogs
  • Electronic books
  • Paradise Valley (Mont.)
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adult
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We give our hearts to dogs to tear: : intimations of their immortality, Alston Chase, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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9781412854504
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11648150
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remote
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11648150
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MWT11648150
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
We give our hearts to dogs to tear: : intimations of their immortality, Alston Chase, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781412854504
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11648150
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11648150
System control number
MWT11648150
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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