“My father was a Saint
Bernard, my mother was a collie, but I am a Presbyterian.” Download and start listening now!
Who but Mark Twain
could have penned such an opening? This 1903 story of courage, cruelty, and
misunderstanding, narrated by a household pet, first appeared in the December
1903 issue of Harper’s magazine. In January of the following
year it was extracted into a stand-alone pamphlet published for the National