A Dog's Purpose

A Dog's Purpose

Dog's Purpose Series, Book 1

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A Dog's Purpose—the #1 New York Times bestseller—is heading to the big screen! Based on the beloved bestselling novel by W. Bruce Cameron, A Dog's Purpose, from director Lasse Hallström (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. Screenplay by W. Bruce Cameron & Cathryn Michon and Audrey Wells and Maya Forbes & Wally Wolodarsky.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 JourneyOther A Dog's Purpose BooksEllie's Story: A Dog's Purpose NovelBailey's Story: A Dog's Purpose NovelMolly's Story: A Dog's Purpose Novel (forthcoming)The Rudy McCann SeriesThe Midnight Plan of the Repo ManRepo MadnessOther BooksA Dog's Way Home (forthcoming)The Dog MasterThe Dogs of ChristmasEmory's GiftAt the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
Publisher: 2010
Edition: 1
Branch Call Number: Overdrive
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Reproduction: Electronic reproduction. New York : Forge Books, 2010. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 448 KB) or Kobo app or compatible Kobo device (file size: N/A KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 447 KB)
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc
ISBN: 9781429960274

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milirick
Aug 06, 2018

The movie of the same name was based upon this book. Although the movie strays a bit from the source material anyone who has seen the film will love this book and will not be able to put it down without tears in the their eyes.

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BrandonBlanchard
Apr 26, 2018

This is one of those books that really brings out your emotions. Joy, hope, anger, sadness. Mr. Cameron is masterful in his prose, and knows just how to tug on your strings without making the story horrible or saccharine. Well done.

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EvaLynne_59
Feb 20, 2018

I absolutely LOVED this book. I laughed and I cried. I did not want to put it down, read cover to cover in one day. This book had me sitting and looking at my puppy wondering what she was thinking when she looked at me. Definitely recommend.

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red_cobra_341
Dec 01, 2017

A cute and heartbreaking story. I was crying when I finished it!

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ceknight0709
Sep 28, 2017

I read this book in like 3 hours. Could not for the life of me put it down!!!

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Nikewingz
Sep 20, 2017

A light read. Cute story. I liked it.

ArapahoeCynthiaK Sep 19, 2017

A dog's enduring love for his "boy" and the lessons learned along the way to fulfill his purpose for the boy makes this an imaginative story. As a dog lover, some parts are hard to read. I have a feeling tissues will be a must when watching the movie!

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SasaMcD
Aug 30, 2017

This book was amazing. Cameron manages to capture a dog's point of view perfectly. A beautiful read!

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Writer2003
Aug 30, 2017

I can't say that this was a book I picked up and couldn't put down until it was done, but it was everything that the reviews claim it that it is - humorous, well written, and heart wrenching. I was always either crying from sadness or because I was laughing so hard. A wonderful take on the way that a dog might view the world. This book takes you on an emotional roller coaster as you watch the various lives of a dog, searching for his purpose. Overall an incredible book, and highly recommended by me.

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charmcole
Aug 23, 2017

sooo amazing but some aspects of it were kinda dark so in my opion 4 and a half

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Aug 21, 2017

"Bailey, Bailey, Bailey, I'm going to miss you , doodle dog," Ethan whispered in my ear. His breath was warm and delightful. I closed my eyes at the sheer pleasure of it, the sheer pleasure of love from the boy, love by the boy."

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