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The blessing of the animals true stories of Ginny, the dog who rescues cats by Philip Gonzalez

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Published by HarperCollins in New York, NY .
Written in English



  • New York (State),
  • Long Beach


  • Gonzalez, Philip.,
  • Dogs -- New York (State) -- Long Beach -- Biography.,
  • Cats -- New York (State) -- Long Beach -- Biography.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementPhilip Gonzalez and Leonore Fleischer.
ContributionsFleischer, Leonore.
LC ClassificationsSF426.2 .G658 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 177 p. :
Number of Pages177
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL984291M
ISBN 100060186860
LC Control Number96022047

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