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About the author:
Prestigious award winning author, Cathy Luchetti has written seven books on American history: Women of the West, the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Award; Medicine Women, runner-up for the Willa Cather Award; Home on the Range, the James Beard Award, and The Hot Flash Cookbook, an international cookbook prize. After college, Cathy joined the Peace Corps and lived for two years in remote villages in Colombia, South America. She has spoken frequently on NPR and been featured in several television documentaries. Cathy enjoys backpacking, mountain scrambling and desert exploration. Her current books-in-progress focus on adventure, risk, and uncertainty. She lives in the Northern California with her husband, Peter. Cathy's humorous and informative talks have been popular around the country, including the National Archives, the Library of Congress, the Nevada Humanities Council, the Junto Society and more.
Skidboot 'The Smartest Dog In The World'
Joel Carpenter, Guillermo Machado
Currently in Feature Film development.
Amazon #1 Best Seller in Dog Training.
Get your copy of the book that is being hailed as 'The Next Instant Canine Classic' by acclaimed author, Cathy Luchetti.
“Some dogs fetch and beg. Others even learn to high-five, but we've never met another dog like Skidboot. This working ranch dog demonstrated remarkable restraint alongside his owner, David.”
“This is the smartest dog I have ever seen.”
“Quite simply—the dog blew our minds!”
“The ultimate underdog story–a true modern day Old Yeller.”
–Rich Jones, SVP CBS
“What starts out as a simple story about a common cowboy making his living horseshoeing turns into a pretty amazing story about a man and his dog.”
–FoxNEWS Radio KCOL
Based on a true story, Skidboot is a gripping telling of a Texas cattle dog who captures the minds and hearts of the world as he evolves from an unleashed dervish to the most highly responsive, intuitive dog on the rodeo and media circuit. From Oprah to Letterman to Leno, Skidboot parades his startling skills to fans worldwide. From his birth in a barn to riding herd over thousands of admiring fans, Skidboot learns from his cowboy owner, David Hartwig, how to encourage the sick, shock rodeo fans, surprise TV audiences and turn the financial tide. The story of Skidboot is an all-American telling—from underdog to top dog. A true canine Einstein, a new Lassie—written by acclaimed author Cathy Luchetti, this is a story for our times!
- Publication Date:
- 0989417700 / 9780989417709
- Page Count:
- Binding Type:
- US Trade Paper
- Trim Size:
- 6" x 9"
- Black and White
- Related Categories:
- Pets / Dogs / General