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The French Dogby Rachael Hale
Synopses & Reviews
Joining their owners at cafés, in shops, and just about everywhere else, dogs have always had a special place in French life. In The French Dog, bestselling animal photographer Rachael McKenna (née Hale) has captured a host of unforgettable dogs—dachshunds, poodles, Labradors, bulldogs, and more—in a variety of stunning locations, from stately chateaux to chic Paris addresses to cobblestoned streets in quiet villages.
A follow-up to the popular book The French Cat, this photographic exploration of the captivating canines of Rachael’s adopted home also shares her experience living in a new country with her young family. Artwork and quotes from famous French dog lovers and literary greats are also included, making this an irresistible read for Francophiles and dog lovers alike.
Praise for The French Dog:
“These photos make me incredibly happy.” —Amy Azzarito, Design*Sponge
"The idea behind Rachael Hale’s stunning new photography book is simple: Everything looks better in France." —Metro
“It’s the next best thing to a trip to France with your dog in tow.” —Modern Dog Magazine
Once you have had a wonderful dog, a life without one is a life diminished. Dogs live with us in a way that no other creature does. Their contribution to our history has enabled us to be where we are today. Itandrsquo;s a connection that can even have depths beyond those we have with our own species.
For all dog lovers, The Life and Love of Dogs offers hundreds of incredible images by acclaimed photograandshy;phers from around the world. A textual exploration of our unique relationship with dogsandmdash;including a surprising analysis of the qualities that make a dog attractive in our eyes, a detailed look at how the breeds we see today are a product of our own needs and desires, and moreandmdash;it sheds original light on this great love affair.
About the Author
Rachael McKenna (née Hale) is a photographer and author whose books—including Snog: A Puppies Guide to Love and 101 Salvations: For the Love of Dogs—have sold more than 2.8 million copies. Originally from New Zealand, Rachael now lives in France with her husband, Andrew, and their daughter, Charlize.
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