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Luke Baldwin's Vow (Paperback) (Morley Callaghan)

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A story of a boy and his dog and their adventures, which will appeal to the many children who are dog lovers. It is also a sensitive story of love and loss, and of making a new life for oneself. Although it was first published seventy years ago, only a few details (such as clothing) really indicate that it is not a contemporary story. Luke is not yet 12 when his father dies of a heart attack, leaving him an orphan. Small for his age and something of a loner, he moves from the city to the country to live with his aunt and uncle. He is naturally homesick and grieving the loss of his father. His well-meaning and kindly aunt and uncle do their best for him; but his only real friend and comfort becomes Dan, the farm’s elderly, one-eyed collie. Practical Uncle Henry considers Dan useless now that he is too old to be a watch-dog and decides that Dan should be ?put down.” Luke, whose sense of dignity and loyalty transcend the practical, frantically tries to save Dan’s life, providing for heart-racing suspense as he makes his stand against the expedient world of adults.
Number of Pages: 192
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Series Title: Exile Classics
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Paul & Co Pub Consortium
Author: Morley Callaghan
Language: English
Street Date: November 1, 2016
TCIN: 51542920
UPC: 9781550966046
Item Number (DPCI): 248-23-3563
MSRPReg: $17.95 Save $5.75 (32% off)

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