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Following Atticus : forty-eight high peaks, one little dog, and an extraordinary friendship / Tom Ryan.

Ryan, Tom (Tom F.) (Author).

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  • ISBN: 9780062101303 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 0062101307 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xi, 276 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates) : color illustrations, maps
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : William Morrow, [2011]

Content descriptions

General Note: Map on endpapers.
Formatted Contents Note: Innocence lost, innocence found. A door opens ; "Carry him everywhere you go" ; Big changes ; A gift ; "People die up there in winter" ; For the kids ; The greatest quest ; The little giant ; Stars to light the way ; The M. is important ; "Our faith comes in moments -- " ; Atticus in disguise ; The spell of Agiocochook ; Five astounding days ; "Thank you, friend" -- Light over dark. A heartrending turn of events ; "I'm not leaving him alone" ; The friends of Atticus ; Soul work ; Bread crumbs ; Dinner with Frank Capra ; The promise -- Full circle. A new quest ; The witch ; Magic is where you find it ; Death on Franconia Ridge ; My last letter home ; Those eyes, those beautiful eyes ; Mount Washington ; Good-bye ; Heartache ; The great art of sauntering ; Paige ; Home.
Summary, etc.: Relates how the author and his dog named Atticus M. Finch attempted to climb all forty-eight of New Hampshire's four-thousand-foot peaks twice to pay tribute to a friend who died of cancer and raise money for charity.
Source of Description Note: Description based on print version record.
Subject: Ryan, Tom.
Mountaineers > United States > Biography.
Dogs > Anecdotes.
Dog owners > Anecdotes.
Human-animal relationships > Anecdotes.
Genre: Electronic books.

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