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The Dog Who Came to Stay

A Memoir
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The rib-thin, black-and-white rabbit hound turned up at Hal Borland's Connecticut farm one Christmas night in the middle of a nasty winter storm. Pat, as the dog came to be known, and his raffish travelling companion, a young pup, "were even more unwelcome than the weather," but after a few preliminaries both settled in as members of the Borland household. The pup eventually found his permanent home elsewhere, but Pat became Hal Borland's true companion - and a local legend, the terror of woodchucks for miles around. With his keen sensitivity to the natural world, Borland here recounts, with deep affection and wonder, how a man and his dog can form a magical and unforgettable partnership. First published in 1961, THE DOG WHO CAME TO STAY "will appeal to many sportsmen and to all people who have ever been closely attached to a dog." (The New York Times Book Review)

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Hardback Editions

January 2000 : USA Textbook Binding

Title: Dog Who Came to Stay
Author(s): Borland Hal
ISBN: 0-397-00210-6 / 978-0-397-00210-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Lippincott
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Paperback Editions

September 2003 : USA Paperback

Title: The Dog Who Came to Stay: A Memoir
Author(s): Hal Borland, Les Line
ISBN: 1-59228-065-X / 978-1-59228-065-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Lyons Press
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