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Murphy, Gold Rush Dog


Author: Allison  HARTNETT
Publisher: Peachtree
Subject/Category:  3-5
Year Reviewed:: 2015
ISBN: 9781561457694
Review: Murphy escapes from his brutal owner on sore, bleeding paws and goes seeking food and a new home. Sally and Mama are now free from their wealthy but oppressive family in San Francisco, but find that life in a mining town is difficult, even after Murphy joins them. Sally comes to love Nome, Alaska, in spite of dangers from wild animals, harsh weather, and rough humans. But when it appears they will need to return to San Francisco, Sally and Murphy run away, hoping to find gold and make a permanent home. They must escape blizzards, bears, and now Murphy's original owner, who will stop at nothing to get what he wants.

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