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The Resource Sophie : the incredible true adventures of the castaway dog, Emma Pearse

Sophie : the incredible true adventures of the castaway dog, Emma Pearse

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Sophie : the incredible true adventures of the castaway dog
Title
Sophie
Title remainder
the incredible true adventures of the castaway dog
Statement of responsibility
Emma Pearse
Title variation
Sophie, the incredible true story of the castaway dog
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This is the story of a dog's journey back to her family. Sophie Tucker, a three-year-old Australian blue heeler, goes overboard into the predator infested waters of the Great Barrier Reef, and Sophie's heartbroken family has given her up for lost; little do they know that Sophie swam six miles to an isolated nature preserve called St. Bees, where she survived unassisted for five months by living off the land. The story of her survival and rescue is nothing short of miraculous. The author, a journalist into Sophie's story and re-creates the accident and Sophie's improbable journey. She tells the story from the perspectives of Sophie, her family, and the scientists on St. Bees who found her. Interwoven with research on the emotional lives of animals and interviews with animal experts, including Temple Grandin, Sophie offers undeniable proof about the unbreakable animal-human bond. It is a story of the resilience of the human and animal spirit
Summary
This is the story of a dog's journey back to her family. Sophie Tucker, a three-year-old Australian blue heeler, goes overboard into the predator infested waters of the Great Barrier Reef, and Sophie's heartbroken family has given her up for lost; little do they know that Sophie swam six miles to an isolated nature preserve called St. Bees, where she survived unassisted for five months by living off the land. The story of her survival and rescue is nothing short of miraculous
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10016698
Cataloging source
Y38
Dewey number
636.700994
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
SF429.D6
LC item number
P36 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
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the incredible true story of the castaway dog
Label
Sophie : the incredible true adventures of the castaway dog, Emma Pearse
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Publication
Note
"FIrst published as Sophie: Dog Overboard in Australia in 2011, and Great Britain 2012" -- T.p. verso
Contents
Lone dog in the wild -- Every girl needs a dog, Mom -- The special one -- An empty nest, some sulking, and a Griffith dog makes history -- All aboard Honey May -- Dog overboard -- Something awful happened -- The castaway dog -- One foot in front of the other -- Sophie takes another swim -- Ruby arrives -- Robinson blue dog -- So near yet so far -- St. Bees' koalas and a very hungry dog -- The rangers set a trap -- Sounds like it could be your dog -- Hey, Tuck, where've you been? -- Sophie goes domestic and the story goes viral -- Nobody else's girl -- Sophie's journey
Control code
5544728
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st Da Capo Press ed.
Extent
307 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780738214672
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Other physical details
col. ill., maps, ports.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn759858763
  • (OCoLC)759858763
Label
Sophie : the incredible true adventures of the castaway dog, Emma Pearse
Publication
Note
"FIrst published as Sophie: Dog Overboard in Australia in 2011, and Great Britain 2012" -- T.p. verso
Contents
Lone dog in the wild -- Every girl needs a dog, Mom -- The special one -- An empty nest, some sulking, and a Griffith dog makes history -- All aboard Honey May -- Dog overboard -- Something awful happened -- The castaway dog -- One foot in front of the other -- Sophie takes another swim -- Ruby arrives -- Robinson blue dog -- So near yet so far -- St. Bees' koalas and a very hungry dog -- The rangers set a trap -- Sounds like it could be your dog -- Hey, Tuck, where've you been? -- Sophie goes domestic and the story goes viral -- Nobody else's girl -- Sophie's journey
Control code
5544728
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st Da Capo Press ed.
Extent
307 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780738214672
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Other physical details
col. ill., maps, ports.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn759858763
  • (OCoLC)759858763

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