Bad Dog

(A Love Story)

By Martin Kihn
(Vintage, Paperback, 9780307477460, 224pp.)

Publication Date: April 3, 2012

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Meet Hola. She's a nightmare. But she’s gorgeous.
Hola may be the most beautiful Bernese mountain dog in the world, but she's never been trained, so it's not her fault if she tackles strangers, chews on furniture, and runs after buses. That honor falls to Marty, Hola's supposed master, who is a high-functioning alcoholic. A TV writer turned management consultant, Marty's in debt and out of shape; he's about to lose his job, and his wife, too, if he can't get his life--and his dog--under control. Desperately trying to save his marriage, Marty throws himself headlong into the world of competitive dog training. Unfortunately, he knows even less than Hola, the only dog ever to be expelled from her puppy preschool twice.

About the Author
MARTIN KIHN is an Emmy Award-nominated former writer for MTV's "Pop-Up Video" and the author of "House of Lies" and "A$$hole." He has worked at "Spy, Forbes, " and "New York", and his articles have appeared in "The New York Times, GQ, Details, " and "Cosmopolitan." He lives in Minneapolis.
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