This is the true story of a plucky pair of dogs and the peculiar people who made them famous.
South Carolina secedes from the Union in 1861, but the sleepy city of San Francisco cares more about its war on rats. Bummer, a stray dog, has earned fame for his many rat kills. When one night he jumps in to save another stray (Lazarus) from the attack of a vicious dog, the new pair catch the attention of two rival reporters: Albert Evans with the Alta California, and Frank Gross with the Bulletin. This historical comedy traces the personal and professional competition that drove these two newsmen to serve as the personal biographers of two stray dogs, and how these animals captured the hearts of a city with their loyalty and kindness.
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- R. Au
Based on a true story of two stray dogs who roamed San Francisco in the 1860's and became famous, Lewis tells this worthy tale in tongue-in-cheek fashion. The story is cleverly written with subtle humor and grand adventures. The book should be called, "Bummer and Lazarus: A True Comedy and Adventure." I loved the characters, their voices, and the soundtrack.
I hope to see more from this author on Audible.com
Hillarious! Great for the whole family.
Where does Bummer and Lazarus: A True Comedy rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?
Definitely at the top.
Who was your favorite character and why?
Peter, the son who encouraged his father without him knowing it.
If you could rename Bummer and Lazarus: A True Comedy, what would you call it?
We like the name
Any additional comments?
Amazing music selection and reading - very easy and enjoyable to listen to and follow along.