The Resource Wallace : the underdog who conquered a sport, saved a marriage, and championed pit bulls--one flying disc at a time, Jim Gorant

Wallace : the underdog who conquered a sport, saved a marriage, and championed pit bulls--one flying disc at a time, Jim Gorant

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Wallace : the underdog who conquered a sport, saved a marriage, and championed pit bulls--one flying disc at a time
Title
Wallace
Title remainder
the underdog who conquered a sport, saved a marriage, and championed pit bulls--one flying disc at a time
Statement of responsibility
Jim Gorant
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Today, Wallace is a champion; but in the summer of 2005, he was living in a shelter, a refugee from a suspicious pit bull-breeding operation. Then Andrew "Roo" Yori entered the picture. A scientist and shelter volunteer, Roo could immediately see that Wallace was something special. While on his honeymoon, Roo learned that Wallace was about to be put down. Roo and his wife franticly fought to keep Wallace alive until they could return home to adopt him--even though they already had two dogs. Once Wallace made it home, Roo knew the dog needed a mission, and serendipity led them to the world of competitive dog Frisbee. It seemed like a terrible idea; large and heavy with thick muscles that can make them look less than graceful, pit bulls are everything that most Frisbee dogs aren't. But that was fine with Roo--because part of his mission was to change people's minds about pit bulls. Overcoming everything from injuries to prejudice against the breed, the unlikely pair persevered to become world champions
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
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TEFOD
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Gorant, Jim
Dewey number
636.755/90929
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other
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Read by Sean Runnette
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Runnette, Sean
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  • Pit bull terriers
  • Dog rescue
  • Dogs
  • Games for dogs
  • Animal welfare
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Wallace : the underdog who conquered a sport, saved a marriage, and championed pit bulls--one flying disc at a time, Jim Gorant
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  • OverDrive Audiobook
  • Downloadable audio file
  • Duration: 09:09:53
  • Electronic resource
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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spoken word
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  • spw
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rdacontent
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Unabridged.
Extent
1 sound file (9 hr., 9 min., 53 sec.)
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unknown
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online
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not applicable
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9781470818951
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(electronic audio bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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digital
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
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  • (OCoLC)813833034
  • ocn813833034
  • OCoLC
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  • Requires OverDrive Media Console (WMA file size: 131709 KB)
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
Wallace : the underdog who conquered a sport, saved a marriage, and championed pit bulls--one flying disc at a time, Jim Gorant
Link
Publication
Note
  • OverDrive Audiobook
  • Downloadable audio file
  • Duration: 09:09:53
  • Electronic resource
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 sound file (9 hr., 9 min., 53 sec.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781470818951
Isbn Type
(electronic audio bk.)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
System control number
  • (OCoLC)813833034
  • ocn813833034
  • OCoLC
System details
  • Requires OverDrive Media Console (WMA file size: 131709 KB)
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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