My Dog Tulip
My Dog Tulip
Author : Elizabeth Marshall Thomas , J. R. Ackerley

List Price : 805

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Publisher : New York Review Of Books

ISBN 13 : 9781590174142

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About the Book:

Now a Major Motion Picture

The distinguished British man of letters J. R. Ackerley hardlythought of himself as a dog lover when, well into middleage, he came into possession of a German shepherd. Tohis surprise, she turned out to be the love of his life, the"ideal friend" he had been searching for in vain for years. "My Dog Tulip" is a bittersweet retrospective account of theirsixteen-year companionship, as well as a profound andsubtle meditation on the strangeness that lies at the heartof all relationships. In vivid and sometimes startling detail, Ackerley tells of Tulip's often erratic behavior and very canine tastes, and of his own fumbling but determinedefforts to ensure for her an existence of perfect happiness.
"My Dog Tulip "has been adapted to screen as a major animated feature film with a cast that includes Christopher Plummer, Lynn Redgrave, and Isabella Rossellini. It has been heralded as "A stroke of genius" by "New York Magazine" and "The love story of the year" by "Vanity Fair." It will be screening at the following theaters, starting on the dates listed below:
November 26: Landmark Theatres Chez Artiste, Denver, CO
December 9: Cleveland Cinematheque, Cleveland, OH
December 10: Chelsea Theaer, Chapel Hill, NC
December 10: Flicks, Boise, ID
December 10: Upstate Films, Rhinebeck, NY
December 17: Movies at the Museum, Portland, ME
December 20: Music Hall, Portsmouth, NH
December 25: Reel Art Ways, Hartford, CT
December 31: Gateway Film Center, Columbus, OH
January 7: Gene Siskel Film Center, Chicago, IL
January 7: The Modern, Fort Worth, TX
January 21: Landmark's Tivoli, St. Louis, MO
January 21: Landmark's Midtown, Atlanta, GA
February 13: MFA, Houston, TX
March 3: Vickers Theatre, Three Oaks, MI

Binding : Paperback
ISBN 10 : 1590174143
ISBN 13 : 9781590174142
Language : English
Number of Pages: 190