Dewey's Readers: Non-fiction that reads like fiction

The Dogs of Bedlam Farm by Jon Katz - When Katz adopted a border collie named Orson, his whole world changed. Katz moved into an old farmhouse on forty-two acres of pasture and woods with a menagerie: a ram named Nesbitt, fifteen ewes, a lonely donkey named Carol, a baby donkey named Fanny, and three border collies. The Dogs of Bedlam Farm recounts a harrowing winter Katz spent on a remote, windswept hillside in upstate New York with a few life-saving friends, ugly ghosts from the past, and more livestock than any novice should attempt to manage. Heartwarming, and full of drama, insight, and hard-won wisdom, it is the story of how his several dogs forced Katz to confront his sense of humanity, and how he learned the places a dog could lead him and the ways a dog could change him.


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