Katie up and Down the Hall

Katie up and Down the Hall

The True Story of How One Dog Turned Five Neighbors Into A Family

Book - 2010 | 1st ed.
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"The heartwarming true story of how one special cocker spaniel turned four strangers into family"--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Center Street, 2010.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9781599952543
Branch Call Number: 636.700929 PLASK
Characteristics: xiv, 256 p. : col. ill. ; 22 cm.


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Journalist Plaskin tells the story of his cocker spaniel Katie, who spurred him to get to know the other residents of his Manhattan apartment building. Katie’s charm eventually turned a building of strangers into an urban family.
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Jan 05, 2017

I got this hoping it would be along the lines of Dewey: The Small-town Library Cat Who Touched the World; it is not. My daughter and I (she is 11) really enjoyed that book a few years ago and but this one was not nearly as charming and I did not share it with her, nor did I finish it myself. Many details were used to just get the dog in the first place and I ended up giving up as the relationship piece sold on the cover (involving warm relationships and the dog ) just took too long to get going.

Jul 25, 2011

After finishing this story I felt sad almost depressed.The story as a whole was good.Like all long, loving, relationships, they come to an end, whether through old age,sickness etc. I hope writing this story helped Glen Plaskin get over his losses.

Infolass Dec 21, 2010

Nice story about a little dog with a personality that connects its owners with the people in his building in New York.

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