Adaptation: A Podcast Dedicated to Film Adaptations

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Adaptation #184: A Dog Is a Time Lord

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Jenn and Kendyl discuss A Dog’s Purpose by W. Bruce Cameron, the different personalities of our IRL pets and wonder if the overall purpose of this dog pays off.

Question(s) of the Week: How do you feel about the way the dog’s “purpose” comes full circle in this book? Do you have any recommendations for books about a girl and her dog?

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For other similar discussions, check out our episodes on Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Pete’s Dragon, and The BFG.

Main Discussion

A Dog’s Purpose

-Written by W Bruce Cameron

-Published in 2010

-Followed up by A Dog’s Journey

A Dog’s Purpose (2017)

-Written by Cathryn Michon

-Directed by Lasse Hallström

-Starring Britt Robertson, Dennis Quaid, K.J. Apa, and the voice of Josh Gad

Question(s) of the Week: How do you feel about the way the dog’s “purpose” comes full circle in this book? Do you have any recommendations for books about a girl and her dog?

Next episode: A Long Way Home by Saroo Brierley and Lion (2016)
Previous episode: A Monster Calls (2017)
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This entry was posted on February 4, 2017 by in Book, Episode, Film, Podcast and tagged , .

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