A delightful portrayal of racism in the early twentieth century among dogs, the book follows the life of Kid, a bulldog, whose deserter father had noble blood, but whose mother was a black-and-tan making him a street dog, and his rise to glory among dogs and men alike
“The stables was my jail, so the Master said, but I don't ask no betterhome than that jail”Narrator
“I had so much of everything I wanted that it made me think a lot of the days when I hadn't nothing, and if I could have given what I had to mother, as she used to share with me, I'd have been the happiest dog in the land.”Narrator
“They might scrub, and they might rub, and they might pipe-clay, but they couldn't pipe-clay the insides of me, and they was black-and-tan.”Narrator
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