Adventures of Ms Kelly in Tallahassee

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Trafford Publishing, Aug 6, 2008 - Biography & Autobiography - 124 pages
WHAT PURPOSE DOES THIS BOOK SERVE?
The book's primary purpose is entertainment as well as providing the reader an insight to the world of animals. as seen through the eyes of a miniature toy poodle.

WHAT DOES MS KELLY TRY TO CONVEY TO HER AUDIENCE?

1. She points out how bad discrimination is.

2. How to conduct yourself when you come under a lot of teasing and ridicule.

3. Knowing that most children and adults have only interacted with domesticated animals she wants to educate the public about animals in the wild and how she interaction with them.

4. How lucrative the trade in stolen dogs is.

5. Teach young children how bad puppy mills are and how to take care of their pets.

6. Ms Kelly also wants to share with her audience some of the quotes she received when her manuscript was critiqued by Writers Literary Agency:" This is an amazing manuscript. The characters are fabulous, as is the plot. I am impressed with your imagination, writing skills, and storytelling ability. The readers will truly love this material. I sincerely wish you luck with this endeavor. However you will not need luck, as you have a gift for writing."

Ms Kelly invites all animal loving children and adults to read about her life. In her real life she was the adorable and extremely intelligent pet of the author Calvin Dirickson.

Please note the above photo is of Ms Kelly in her Christmas finery and would be a welcome holiday gift.

 

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Contents

CHAPTER ONE The Cats Porch
11
CHAPTER TWO Dognapped
39
CHAPTER THREE Little Bear
68
CHAPTER FOUR The Wreck
91
CHAPTER FIVE The Dirt Lane
106
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About the author (2008)

Calvin Dirickson was born in 1938 and his childhood was spent in the stark poverty of the depression years. He grew up and graduated high school in Qulin, Missouri, a small farming town in Southeast Missouri. The next big step in his life was a tour in the U.S. Navy, two years in a pilot training squadron in Corpus Christi, Texas and he spent his last two years in the Navy's Fleet Intelligence Unit for Europe. He took creative writing courses while stationed in Corpus Christi. During his life time he has traveled to 25 countries, was a single father to his two young children, ages 2 and 4, after his wife's tragic death from Leukemia at age 25. After the death of his wife he took his children and moved to Tallahassee, Florida and spent 22 years in the office of Financial Aid at Florida State University. During his employment he supervised 28 employees, most of whom held advanced degrees unlike himself who only had a few college credit hours. His son is now a Deputy Sheriff in Leon County, Florida and is working on his master's degree. His daughter has a master's degrees and has 15 years in the U.S. Navy, now she is stationed in San Diego, California. Calvin retired from Florida State University in 2002, at the age of 63 with the title of Assistant Director; he was manager of the Federal Quality Assurance Program within the office of Financial Aid. The "Adventures of Ms Kelly in Tallahassee" is his second book and he is currently writing his third.

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