"When I left my office that beautiful spring day, I had no idea what was in store for me. To begin with, everything was too perfect for anything unusual to happen. It was one of those days when a man feels good, feels like speaking to his neighbor, is glad to live in a country like ours, and proud of his government." -- Opening lines from Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls, published in 1961.
Of course, for so many readers, this book about a little boy and his beloved hounds, Old Dan and Little Ann, absolutely broke our childhood hearts.
5.25x7.5x1; linen, tulle, cotton, tweed, gold wire, beads; does not include frame or mounting