The Wrong Dog: An Unlikely Tale of Unconditional Love

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The Wrong Dog: An Unlikely Tale of Unconditional Love
A Heartwarming Dog Story of Unconditional Love

"Part Marley and Me, part Bucket List, part travel memoir, Cohen's book tells the story of Simba, a larger-than-life Labrador retriever whose physical size is matched only by his love of people." ―Sara Hodon, Compulsive Reader

2018 International Book Awards Winner

#1 New Release in Southern US Travel Guides

From New York Times bestselling author David Elliot Cohen comes this unforgettable dog story of a cross-country road trip. The Wrong Dog is a heartwarming and hilarious memoir of a mischievous dog and the unconditional love he forges with the family who mistakenly adopts him.

There are no bad dogs. Meet Simba II, a playful white Labrador puppy brought home by accident. As he grows into an enormous ninety-pound dog with a huge personality, Simba cements the bond between two families and enriches their lives in countless ways.

A cross-country road trip to remember. When the family moves from San Francisco to New York, the author is charged with the ultimate animal rescue-bringing Simba to the family's new home. He and his best friend, Erick, load Simba into the back of a station wagon and set out on a 3,300-mile once-in-a-lifetime road trip across America.

An epic journey for dog lovers. With stops at Buck Owens' Crystal Palace; the Las Vegas Strip; Meteor Crater; the Painted Desert; Cadillac Ranch; Winslow, Arizona; Gallup, New Mexico; Graceland, and other all-American landmarks, this engaging and poignant volume chronicles an epic journey, the unconditional love between one dog and his family, and the vast and benevolent role dogs play in American family life. But most of all, The Wrong Dog shows us how the end of life can sometimes be the richest part of all.

If you're a dog lover who's enjoyed books such as Arthur: The Dog who Crossed the Jungle to Find a Home, A Dog Called Hope, or No Ordinary Dog, then you'll love and laugh along with The Wrong Dog.

Publication Date: 
December 13, 2016