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Following Atticus: Forty-Eight High Peaks, One Little Dog, and an Extraordinary Friendship, Ryan, Tom

Following Atticus: Forty-Eight High Peaks, One Little Dog, and an Extraordinary Friendship

Authors: Ryan, Tom
Publisher: William Morrow
BISAC/Subject: BIO026000, PET004000, TRV025060
ISBN: 9780062101303, Related ISBNs: 0062101307, 9780061997112, 9780062101303
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 304
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis:

After a close friend died of cancer, middle-aged, overweight, acrophobic newspaperman Tom Ryan decided to pay tribute to her in a most unorthodox manner. Ryan and his friend, miniature schnauzer Atticus M. Finch, would attempt to climb all forty-eight of New Hampshire’s four-thousand-foot peaks twice in one winter while raising money for charity. It was an adventure of a lifetime, leading them across hundreds of miles and deep into an enchanting but dangerous winter wonderland. At the heart of the amazing journey was the extraordinary relationship they shared, one that blurred the line between man and dog.

Following Atticus is an unforgettable true saga of adventure, friendship, and the unlikeliest of family, as one remarkable animal opens the eyes and heart of a tough-as-nails newspaperman to the world’s beauty and its possibilities.

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