Dog Named Chips

Dog Named Chips

by Albert Payson Terhune
Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap
©1931, Item: 55582
Hardcover, 267 pages
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Among the most famous and best-loved dog stories ever written are the superb stories of Albert Payson Terhune. The classic story, A Dog Named Chips, was first published in 1931. Born a ragamuffin mongrel, Chips had a longing for purple and fine linen, for all the luxuries of a millionaire's world. Escaping from home in a sports car, he insinuated himself into the heart of the ninth richest woman in America, dominated her household, patched up a budding romance, and even got himself abducted and held for ransom.

But the climax of his career came in a brief visit to the Philadelphia dog pound. As a result of this excursion into unknown territory, Chips presented his unsuspecting mistress with a litter of seven.

In the end, Chips received her final triumph -- a new and royal name -- "Cleopatra, formerly Chips". Hilarious and exciting, this is a book for every dog lover.

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