Pet Travel Book Club
Destination: New Hampshire
Book: Following Atticus: Eight Peaks, One Little Dog, and an Extraordinary Friendship (September 2011) by Tom Ryan
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Review by Rebecca Boren
I wish I knew which wise person said that one mark of a wonderful book is that each reader feels it was written specifically to him or her. In the three months since its publication, Following Atticus, a love letter to New Hampshire’s White Mountains and the two miniature schnauzers who transformed author Tom Ryan’s life, has already achieved best-seller status, gaining such accolades as “lyrical”, “heartwarming,” and “entertaining and joyous.” It’s been dubbed an instant regional classic, a worthy follower in the footsteps of such New England literary giants as Henry David Thoreau and Ralph Waldo Emerson— whom Ryan loves to quote. Continue reading The Mountains Called