A dog's purpose
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Published:
New York : Forge, 2010.
Format:
Book
Edition:
1st ed.
ISBN:
9780765326263, 0765326264
Physical Desc:
319 pages ; 22 cm.
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A Dog's Purpose --which spent a year on the New York Times Best Seller list--is heading to the big screen! Based on the beloved bestselling novel by W. Bruce Cameron, A Dog's Purpose , from director Lasse Hallstr#65533;m ( The Cider House Rules , Dear John , The 100-Foot Journey ), shares the soulful and surprising story of one devoted dog (voiced by Josh Gad) who finds the meaning of his own existence through the lives of the humans he teaches to laugh and love. The family film told from the dog's perspective also stars Britt Robertson, KJ Apa, John Ortiz, Peggy Lipton, Juliet Rylance, Luke Kirby, Pooch Hall and Dennis Quaid. A Dog's Purpose is produced by Gavin Polone ( Zombieland , TV's Gilmore Girls ). The film from Amblin Entertainment and Walden Media will be distributed by Universal Pictures.

Heartwarming, insightful, and often laugh-out-loud funny, A Dog's Purpose is not only the emotional and hilarious story of a dog's many lives, but also a dog's-eye commentary on human relationships and the unbreakable bonds between man and man's best friend. This moving and beautifully crafted story teaches us that love never dies, that our true friends are always with us, and that every creature on earth is born with a purpose.

Bailey's story continues in A Dog's Journey , the charming New York Times and USA Today bestselling direct sequel to A Dog's Purpose .

A Dog's Purpose Series #1 A Dog's Purpose #2 A Dog's Journey #3 A Dog's Way Home (forthcoming)

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APA Citation (style guide)

Cameron, W. B. (2010). A dog's purpose. New York: Forge.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Cameron, W. Bruce. 2010. A Dog's Purpose. New York: Forge.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Cameron, W. Bruce, A Dog's Purpose. New York: Forge, 2010.

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Cameron, W. Bruce. A Dog's Purpose. New York: Forge, 2010. Print.

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