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Earphones Award Winner

by | Read by Ralph Cosham

Biography & Memoir • 5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 1956

In the introduction to this 1956 book, Elizabeth Marshall Thomas compares it to an Elizabethan sonnet. She's quite right. Ackerley’s descriptions of his Alsatian and his accounts of their experiences (especially visits to the vet) and his unabashed love for her are poetic indeed. Narrator Ralph Cosham makes this sublime memoir even grander with his precise yet warm and humane delivery. The old-fashioned love affair between owner and dog becomes even more poignant when one learns that others who knew Tulip pronounced her a terror. In addition to Tulip and her four-legged friends, many wonderful and eccentric dog owners are also introduced. Cosham does each human and canine justice. S.G.B. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award, 2012 Audies Finalist © AudioFile 2011, Portland, Maine [Published: AUGUST 2011]

Trade Ed. • Blackstone Audio • 2011

CD ISBN 9781441786395 $24.95 • Four CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781441786401 $19.95 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources


Library Ed. • Blackstone Audio • 2011

CS ISBN 9781441786371 $34.95 • Four cassettes

CD ISBN 9781441786388 $49.00 • Four CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

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