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4.8 out of 54.8 out of 54.8 out of 54.8 out of 54.8 out of 5 4.80 (15 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Albert Payson Terhune Narrator: Bobbie Frohman Publisher: Alcazar AudioWorks Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: July 2007 ISBN:
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Lad: A Dog is a novelized version of twelve short stories about a fantastic collie named Lad. Lad is a noble creature, risking life and limb in defense of the vulnerable.

Many people believe Lad: A Dog was the basis for the highly popular Lassie series which gripped the imagination of children and adults alike, as has this book for generations past.

Table of Contents:

Chapter 01: His Mate

Chapter 02: Quiet!

Chapter 03: A Miracle of Two

Chapter 04: His Little Son

Chapter 05: For a Bit of Ribbon

Chapter 06: Lost!

Chapter 07: The Throwback

Chapter 08: The Gold Hat

Chapter 09: Speaking of Utility

Chapter 10: The Killer

Chapter 11: Wolf

Chapter 12: In the Day of Battle

Afterword

Albert Payson Terhune (1872 1942) was born in Newark, New Jersey, the son of two writers, his Father also a prominent minister. Terhune had great success in two endeavors, writing and dog breeding.

Originally a journalist, Terhune turned his family's summer home into a successful Collie breeding Kennel and devoted himself to writing fiction, mostly dog-themed.

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Listener Opinions

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Darren | 6/7/2011

    " It was one of the best books i've read. I think its cool that the author of the book was the master of Lad. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 J. | 6/2/2011

    " The best of Terhune's lovely work. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Nancy | 2/23/2011

    " I just finished reading this to Anthony and it had been many years since I'd read it over and over again as a kid. I still absolutely love these stories. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Tiyrna | 2/14/2011

    " Great dog story, rivals that even of Jack London! Very humorous, makes for one lovable dog! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Rena | 2/6/2011

    " My favorite childhood book. I read at least ten times!! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Gillian | 10/1/2010

    " This book is wonderful--everytime you read it, you notice something else. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Gillian | 9/28/2010

    " Lad: A Dog is probably the book I have most read in my lifetime. I've read it like.... well, I can't really rememeber... but I did even watch the movie! WARNING: Please don't watch the movie before the book, because the book is WAY better. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Ali | 8/19/2010

    " Absolutely one of the best books for children and young adults. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 James | 7/14/2010

    " I first read this book as a child, and often re-read it growing up. I recently found an old copy at DI, and brought it home to read to my wife.
    Even after all these years, the story of Lad, his bravery and self-sacrifice brought tears to my eyes.
    "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Angela | 3/2/2010

    " I enjoyed these tons as a kid! Very cute and touching story! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Megan | 12/14/2009

    " Wow! I’d forgotten all about this book. I read this when I was 9 or 10 years old and it was my absolute favorite. Must read it again and see if my 5-star memory of the story stands the test of time. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 AliceAnn | 8/22/2009

    " I read this as my Classic for the month. I've probably read it a gazillion times already, but I still love it! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Heather | 7/17/2009

    " I read this as a child, and still flip through my copy every now and then. The quintessential dog story. :-) "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Laura | 7/6/2009

    " Great stories. Lad is always noble and brave, and conquers the bad guys every time. The language reflects an earlier time, but adds charm to the stories. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Gwen | 6/12/2009

    " Terhune may go overboard in his attributing-human-emotions-to-dogs trick, but I liked it when I was little. "

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About the Author
Author Albert Payson Terhune

Albert Payson Terhune (1872–1942) was an American author, dog breeder, and journalist. The public knows him best for his novels relating the adventures of his beloved collies and as a breeder at his Sunnybank Kennels, the lines of which still exist in today’s collies.

About the Narrator

Bobbie Frohman, a third generation Californian, was raised in a large extended family, the niece of cowboys. Early on she developed a deep love of animals, training her dogs to perform with her at dog shows, and as a competitive barrel racer with her beloved horse, Lucky.