Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Coffee with a canine: Deb Caletti & Tucker

Today's featured duo at Coffee with a Canine: Deb Caletti and Tucker.

The author on the influence of Tucker and (the late) Jupiter on her fiction:
I think dogs make great characters, and Jupiter has appeared often in my books over the years. She was the model for the beagle Milo (a guy dog – sorry dear Jupiter) in The Nature of Jade.

Tucker's manners have been cleaned up a bit for his appearance as Rocket in The Six Rules of Maybe.

My latest book, though, The Story of Us (Simon & Schuster 2012), is really my Dog Book, featuring Jupiter as herself. A major theme of the book is dogs and our relationship with them – the ways that unique partnership enriches our lives. As well, it’s a book about life, loss and change within a family. It's a book for...[read on]
Learn more about the author and her books at Deb Caletti's website and Facebook page.

Read--Coffee with a Canine: Deb Caletti and Tucker.

--Marshal Zeringue