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Amazing Dogs: A Cabinet of Canine Curiosities Hardcover – April 8, 2011
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"Jan Bondeson is an extremely engaging and reliable storyteller, with a keen sense of humor."―The Guardian
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About the Author
Jan Bondeson is a senior lecturer and consultant rheumatologist at Cardiff University, Wales. He is the author of many books, including Amazing Dogs: A Cabinet of Canine Curiosities; Blood on the Snow: The Killing of Olof Palme, The Two-headed Boy, and Other Medical Marvels; The Feejee Mermaid and Other Essays in Natural and Unnatural History (all from Cornell); The London Monster; The Great Pretenders: The True Stories behind Famous Historical Mysteries; A Cabinet of Medical Curiosities; and Buried Alive.
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Take, for instance, the story of Greyfriars Bobby. There really was a Skye terrier named Bobby in the 1860s in the Greyfriars churchyard in Edinburgh. Far from refusing to leave his graveside post, though, he would knock off his graveyard shift to grab lunch at a nearby inn every day; some less romantic viewers said he was loyal not to the master's grave, but to the daily free lunch. As for the master's grave, there seems to have been no such thing, just a dog with a comfortable churchyard home.Read more ›