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The Shepherd, the Angel, and Walter the Christmas Miracle Do
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The Shepherd, the Angel, and Walter the Christmas Miracle Do
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From the Pulitzer Prize-winning humorist comes one of the funniest, warmest, most delightful Christmas stories ever.
From the Pulitzer Prize-winning humorist comes one of the funniest, warmest, most delightful Christmas stories ever.
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  • From 1983 to 2004, Dave Barry wrote a weekly humor column for The Miami Herald, which in 1988 won a Pulitzer Prize for Commentary. He is the author of more than thirty books, including such bestsellers as the nonfiction Live Right and Find Happiness (Although Beer Is Much Faster), You Can Date Boys When You're Forty, and I'll Mature When I'm Dead; the novels Big Trouble, Tricky Business, and Insane City; the very successful YA Peter Pan novels (with Ridley Pearson); and his Christmas story The Shepherd, the Angel, and Walter the Christmas Miracle Dog. Two of his books—Big Trouble and Dave Barry's Guide to Guys—have been turned into movies. For a while, his life was even a television series, Dave's World, but then it was canceled. The series. Not the life. For many years, Dave was also a guitarist with the late, infamous, and strangely unlamented band the Rock Bottom Remainders.
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    October 16, 2006
    A charmed dog, a talking pig and a murdered vicar.
    The Shepherd, the Angel, and Walter the Christmas Miracle Dog
    Dave Barry
    . Putnam
    , $15.95 (128p) ISBN 978-0-399-15413-3

    Pulitzer Prize–winning humorist Barry (Big Trouble
    ) spins a nostalgic tale about a boy and his dog on Christmas Eve, 1960. Junior high schooler Doug Barnes is playing a shepherd in the Christmas pageant at the bat-infested Episcopal Church. When the Barnes family dog dies on Christmas Eve, Doug and his father end up adopting a shelter dog, Walter, a charmer who manages to wreck the pageant. Accompanying Barry's snappy narrative are photos and goofy advertisements from the period. Barry is a crowd pleaser and doesn't disappoint with this tale.

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