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A Dog’s Purpose: A Novel for Humans

A Dog’s Purpose―the #1 New York Times bestseller―is heading to the big screen! Based on the beloved bestselling novel by W. Bruce Cameron, A Dog’s Purpose, from director Lasse Hallström (The Cider House Rules, Dear John, The 100-Foot Journey), shares the soulful and surprising story of one devoted dog (voiced by Josh Gad) who finds the meaning of his own existence through the lives of the humans he teaches to laugh and love. The family film told from the dog’s perspective also stars Britt Robertson, KJ Apa, John Ortiz, Peggy Lipton, Juliet Rylance, Luke Kirby, Pooch Hall and Dennis Quaid. A Dog’s Purpose is produced by Gavin Polone (Zombieland, TV’s Gilmore Girls). The film from Amblin Entertainment and Walden Media will be distributed by Universal Pictures. Screenplay by W. Bruce Cameron & Cathryn Michon and Audrey Wells and Maya Forbes & Wally Wolodarsky.

Heartwarming, insightful, and often laugh-out-loud funny, A Dog’s Purpose is not only the emotional and hilarious story of a dog’s many lives, but also a dog’s-eye commentary on human relationships and the unbreakable bonds between man and man’s best friend. This moving and beautifully crafted story teaches us that love never dies, that our true friends are always with us, and that every creature on earth is born with a purpose.

Bailey’s story continues in A Dog’s Journey, the charming New York Times and USA Today bestselling direct sequel to A Dog’s Purpose.

A Dog’s Purpose Series
#1 A Dog’s Purpose
#2 A Dog’s Journey

Other A Dog’s Purpose Books
Ellie’s Story: A Dog’s Purpose Novel
Bailey’s Story: A Dog’s Purpose Novel
Molly’s Story: A Dog’s Purpose Novel (forthcoming)

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The Midnight Plan of the Repo Man
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Other Books
A Dog’s Way Home (forthcoming)
The Dog Master
The Dogs of Christmas
Emory’s Gift

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Anonymous says:

A Must Read! Ummmm, I almost cannot fathom how the depths of my love for my Critters could be any deeper than I’ve always felt about them, but I was WRONG! In a few short hours of reading Mr Cameron’s ‘A Dog’s Purpose’ I have realized that as a Disabled American Veteran who struggles with PTSD how they have saved my life & continue to save my life on a daily basis with their unconditional warmth, love, loyalty & compassion! They give their ALL to us in everything they do & ask for so very little in return…

Anonymous says:

An absolute MUST book for anyone that has lost a pet Definately a MUST have book for anyone that has lost a pet. The story is told first person by the dog – it is absolutely brilliant; the dog lives several lives and you will find yourself remembering your special companion in each chapter of this dogs life. You will laugh and you will cry – and you will find some comfort for your recent loss. It truely help my broken heart when I has recently lost my miniature schnauzer at 14 years 39 days young – she had been with me since she was 8 weeks…

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