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A Dog Named Christmas

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A Dog Named Christmas

type:
Book
Current Status:
In Season
author:
Greg Kincaid
publisher:
Doubleday
genre:
Fiction

We gave it a D+

Consider the title fair warning: A Dog Named Christmas is one of those fluffy yuletide diversions aimed squarely at folks who think It’s a Wonderful Life is a little too edgy for the holidays. (And yes, that is the dog’s actual name.) Decked out in canned folksiness by first-time author Greg Kincaid, the warm-and-snuggly story of a Kansas farmer who decides to let his developmentally disabled young son adopt a pooch for Christmas ?has all the heart-tugging warmth of a puppy chow ad — and only slightly less depth. D+