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The art of racing in the rain

I’ve just finished reading The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein and highly recommend it.  Add it to your reading list and buy it for dog lovers this Christmas!

The story is told entirely from the dog’s point of view.  Enzo is a sensitive soul, a family pet and confidante who observes a family’s struggle with cancer and the chaos that enters their lives as a result.  Owned by Denny, a race car driver, Enzo learns a lot about life from watching television and learns the race car driver’s philosophy – “That which you manifest is before you

I’ve read books before that have been written from the dog’s point of view and have been disappointed.  Not this one – there’s a reasonn that it made the New York Times bestseller list.