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Merle's Door

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Merle's Door

type:
Book
Current Status:
In Season
author:
Ted Kerasote
publisher:
Harcourt
genre:
Nonfiction

We gave it a B-

Exploring the relationship between humans and their pets, Ted Kerasote often writes from the perspective of his Labrador mix, Merle.

Gross-out Humor
When four horses arrive, an admiring Merle ”rolled in their poop.”

Lowdown
Despite charming anecdotes, Merle’s Door trips on Merle’s bland inner thoughts (at one point, the pooch’s face seems to say, ”I’m over those puppyhood fears. I’m a big dog now”). B-