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The dogs of Avalon : the race to save animals in peril

Author: Laura Schenone
Publisher: New York : W. W. Norton & Company, [2017]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Greyhounds, bred to be the fastest racing dogs on earth, are streaks of lightning. Beautiful, astonishing creatures, countless numbers of them disappear each year once they can no longer compete and win.The Dogs of Avalon introduces us to the strong-willed Marion Fitzgibbon, born in rural Ireland, where animals are valued only for their utility. But Fitzgibbon believes that suffering is felt by all creatures, and  Read more...
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Schenone, Laura.
Dogs of Avalon.
New York : W. W. Norton & Company, [2017]
(DLC) 2017013983
(OCoLC)994220304
Named Person: Marion Fitzgibbon
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Laura Schenone
ISBN: 9780393248784 039324878X
OCLC Number: 1001810108
Description: 1 online resource (x, 324 pages) : illustrations.
Responsibility: Laura Schenone.

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After adopting an Irish sight hound, Laura Schenone discovered a remarkable and little-known fight to gain justice for animals.  Read more...

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