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Beautiful Joe

by (author) Margaret M. Saunders

series edited by Gwendolyn Davies

Formac Publishing Company Limited
Initial publish date
Jul 2016
Historical, Classics
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    Publish Date
    Jul 2016
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  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Nov 2001
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Beautiful Joe is a timeless, classic account of an abused dog brought to health by a loving owners.
Beautiful Joe, a mongrel dog, was cruelly mutilated by his master and through pure good fortune was brought to the Morris family, who nursed him back to health. This tale of tender devotion between a dog and his owners changed the way we look at our best animal friends.
Beautiful Joe is a profoundly touching story that revolutionized our understanding of the humane treatment of animals.
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About the authors

MARGARET MARSHALL SAUNDERS was descended on both sides of her family from New England Planters who had immigrated to Nova Scotia in the 1760s. A native of Halifax, she campaigned for humane treatment of animals, and integrated into her famous novel Beautiful Joe her criticism of the careless exploitation of natural resources, as well as ideas on education and the upbringing of children.

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Gwendolyn Davies is an emerita professor of English and dean of graduate studies at the University of New Brunswick. She has published or edited six books and over sixty articles and book chapters on pre-1940 Atlantic literature and on the history of the book in Canada. Books include Studies in Maritime Literary History and a scholarly edition of Thomas McCulloch’s The Mephibosheth Stepsure Letters.

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