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Pit Bull

The Battle over an American Icon

by Bronwen Dickey

Hardcover, 330 pages, Random House Inc, List Price: $26.95 |

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Pit Bull
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The Battle over an American Icon
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Bronwen Dickey

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Describes how the loyal and affectionate dog breed that once earned presidential recognition for their roles on the battlefields of Gettysburg and the Marne and appeared in films and TV, became demonized and stigmatized through urban dog-fighting rings.