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  • Sophie: The Incredible True Story of the Castaway Dog 
   
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     – January 24, 2012

    Sophie: The Incredible True Story of the Castaway Dog Hardcover – January 24, 2012

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Emma Pearse
    Format:   Hardcover
    Publisher:   Da Capo Lifelong Books (2012, Jan 24th).
    Pages:   272

    The story that became a global sensation: Sophie, the Australian cattle dog who was lost at sea and swam six miles through shark-infested waters to a remote island where she survived in the wild for five months. It was just another day in paradise as Jan and Dave Griffith, along with their blue cattle dog, Sophie, motored out of Mackay Marina for a gorgeous weekend at sea. But when the sky suddenly darkened and the waves turned fierce, the unthinkable happened: Sophie disappeared overboard. Her heartbroken humans couldn’t fathom the loss and could only hope their beloved pet didn’t suffer. But this true cattle dog and devoted best friend wasn’t going to give up that easily—and what followed is a remarkable tale of survival, luck, and persistence. more

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