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Good dogs don't make it to the South Pole : a novel / Hans-Olav Thyvold ; translated from the Norwegian by Marie Ostby.

Thyvold, Hans Olav, (author.). Ostby, Marie, (translator.).
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  • 8 of 15 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Benton Co PL - Fowler F THY (Text) 34044001020849 Adult Fiction Available -
Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola FIC THYVOLD H (Text) 33118000195243 Adult: New Book Checked out 10/02/2020
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library FIC THY (Text) 33187004708570 Fiction (adult) Checked out 10/01/2020
Greenwood PL - Greenwood FICTION Thyvold (Text) 36626104164173 2nd Floor New Adult Available -
Huntingburg PL - Huntingburg FIC THY (Text) 39970001045698 FIC Available -
Jennings Co PL - North Vernon FIC THY (Text) 30653001437516 New Adult Fic Checked out 10/10/2020
Lebanon PL - Lebanon F THYVOLD (Text) 34330513484197 Adult - New Fiction Checked out 10/06/2020
Lincoln Heritage PL - Chrisney Branch NEW CHR THY (Text) 70743000176676 Chrisney Available -
Lincoln Heritage PL - Dale Main Library NEW THY (Text) 70743000176994 Adult Fiction Available -
Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library FIC THY (Text) 78551000548003 New Books Checked out 09/30/2020
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062981653
  • ISBN: 006298165X
  • Physical Description: 306 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : HarperVia, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2020]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally published as Snille hunder kommer ikke til Sydpolen in Norway in 2017 by Aschehoug.
Summary, etc.:
"Told through the eyes of a very grumpy yet lovable mutt, a funny and touching tale of aging, death, friendship, and life that proves sometimes a dog's story is the most human of all. Tassen has always been a one-man dog. When his human companion, Major Thorkildsen, dies, Tassen and Mrs. Thorkildsen are left alone. Tassen mourns Major by eating too many treats, and Mrs. T by drinking too much. But the two unexpectedly find common ground in researching Roald Amundsen's expedition to the South Pole led by a pack of intrepid dogs. But the quiet days Tassen and Mrs. T spend together at the library researching the explorer's arctic adventure are disrupted by the arrival of her son and daughter in-law. Eager to move in to the Major's spacious house, they plan to send Mrs. T to a nursing home. As he contemplates his own fate, Tassen shudders to think what might happen to him! Yet Tassen and Mrs. T aren't about to give up. Inspired by Roald Amundsen and his dogs, this unlikely pair are ready to take on anything life throws at them. Good Dogs Don't Make It to the South Pole is a darkly comedic and whimsical portrayal of aging and death told through a dog's friendship with an elderly woman."-- Provided by publisher.
Language Note:
Translated from the Norwegian.
Subject: Dogs > Fiction.
Older women > Fiction.
Human-animal relationships > Fiction.
FICTION / Literary.
FICTION / Animals.
FICTION / Humorous / General.
Genre: Domestic fiction.

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