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Dorling Kindersley, 1993 - Dog breeds - 304 pages
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Authoritative text crystal-clear photography and a systematic approach make the Dorling Kindersley Handbook of Dogs the most comprehensive and concise recognition guide to dogs of the world. Packed with more than 1 000 full-colour photographs of over 300 breeds it is designed to cut through the complex process of identification to enable you to recognize a breed quickly and easily. Photo-Encyclopedic Approach Expertly written and authenticated each breed entry combines a precise description with annotated photographs to highlight the dog's chief characteristics and distinguishing features. Fur "swatches" give a unique indication of coat colours while colour-coded bands provide at-a-glance facts for quick reference. Identification Made Easy For beginners and established enthusiast alike the Dorling Kindersley Handbook of Dogs traces the evolution of the domestic dog explains the difference between pedigrees and non-pedigrees looks at how breeds are classified and examines their characteristics in detail. It also gives tips on choosing dogs and exhibiting them successfully. A visual key helps you recognize the differnt dog breeds and guides you to the correct entry while a concise glossary explains the technical and scientific terms used.

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Tracy Morgan (born November 10, 1968) is an American actor and comedian, best known for his work on the TV series Saturday Night Live and 30 Rock on which he plays Tracy Jordan. Morgan was born in New York. After attending De Witt Clinton High School in the Bronx, he was discovered in 1984 while doing stand-up at The Apollo Theatre. On October 20th, 2009, Morgan's autobiography I Am the New Black, was released. The book includes stories from his life living in Tompkins Projects in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn, to becoming a star as a cast member on Saturday Night Live. Tracy appeared on on National Public Radio's Fresh Air hosted by Terry Gross, at times tearing up about his former life in a New York ghetto. Morgan was nominated in 2009 for best Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series on 30 Rock .

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