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Pit bull : the battle over an American icon / Bronwen Dickey.

By: Dickey, Bronwen [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2016Copyright date: �2016Edition: First edition.Description: xvi, 330 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780307961761; 0307961761.Subject(s): Pit bull terriers | Pit bull terriers -- History | American pit bull terrier | Dogs -- United States -- History | Human-animal relationships -- United States -- History | Dogs | Dogs -- History | Pit bull terriersDDC classification: 636.755/9
Contents:
Pariah dogs -- The keep -- In the blood -- America's dog -- Dogs of character -- Tooth and claw -- A fear is born -- The sleep of reason -- The phantom menace -- Known unknowns -- Looking where the light is -- "Don't believe the hype" -- Training the dog -- Different is dead -- For life.
Summary: "...Dickey offers us a clear-eyed portrait of this extraordinary breed, and an insightful view of Americans' relationship with their dogs."--Publisher
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"This is a Borzoi book"--Verso of title page.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-313) and index.

Pariah dogs -- The keep -- In the blood -- America's dog -- Dogs of character -- Tooth and claw -- A fear is born -- The sleep of reason -- The phantom menace -- Known unknowns -- Looking where the light is -- "Don't believe the hype" -- Training the dog -- Different is dead -- For life.

"...Dickey offers us a clear-eyed portrait of this extraordinary breed, and an insightful view of Americans' relationship with their dogs."--Publisher

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