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“As an entertaining, somewhat whimsical glimpse into life with dogs in the 21st century, [Travels with Casey] covers a tremendous amount of ground, literally and figuratively. . . . Denizet-Lewis is warm, often hilarious company." (Bronwen Dickey The New York Times Book Review)

Travels with Casey is a charming, touching, human and humane book. The author’s self-deprecating humor, his keen eye for the truth of the people he encounters, his respect for those who live in what too many others might call ‘fly-over country,’ and his affection for dogs make this a unique book.” (Dean Koontz, author of The City: A Novel and A Big Little Life: A Memoir of a Joyful Dog)

"Book of the Week: The abundance of fun facts makes [Denizet-Lewis's] journey well worth sharing." (People)

"USA Today Hot Summer Author." (USA Today)

"Book pick of 'The Culture.'" (Time)

"Denizet-Lewis is a master at effortlessly weaving bits of research into his narrative. . . . An intentionally intellectual, geographically expansive analysis of dog culture." (Ken Foster The Los Angeles Times)

“I couldn’t stop reading Travels with Casey until I had to walk the dog. It’s an adventure story, a love story, and a brilliant commentary on dog literature from J.R. Ackerley to Cesar Millan. Everyone who has a dog will love this book.” (Susan Cheever, author of E.E. Cummings: A Life)

“Dog people will fall in love with Travels with Casey. . . . Even if you are indifferent to dogs, you will be charmed by this book.” (Amanda St. Amand St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

"Benoit Denizet-Lewis' Travels with Casey is a lot like Casey, the 9-year-old dog of the title—fun, sweet and a little neurotic." (Trine Tsouderos Chicago Tribune)

"Warmth, wit, and self-deprecating humor elevate this journey to much more than a travel memoir. Essential reading for dog lovers and armchair travelers." (Library Journal (starred review))

“A thoroughly engaging and often hilarious investigation of the therapeutic nature of our relationships with dogs.” (Booklist)

“Benoit Denizet-Lewis has written about some pretty strange and fascinating people in his career, but no group is more entertaining than Dog People. Benoit captures this group with warmth and wit in Travels With Casey. Sit! Read! Enjoy!” (A.J. Jacobs, New York Times bestselling author of The Year of Living Biblically)

“Dog lovers will be entranced by Benoit Denizet-Lewis’ Travels with Casey, but so will everyone, because it’s a book about all of us and a book about America. His observations are funny and poignant and the writing is exquisite.” (David Sheff, author of Beautiful Boy and Clean)

Travels With Casey is a fascinating, clear-eyed, must-read dog book. Benoit takes us on a journey into that very sentimental, very American dog-human relationship, and the result is a dog book like no other.” (Alexander Chee, author of The Queen of the Night)

“Casey takes his place alongside Charley and Tulip and Skip as Denizet-Lewis takes his alongside John Steinbeck and J.R. Ackerley and Willie Morris. Travels with Casey is a book for dog lovers that reaffirms why we love them so. And it is a book for misanthropes that will restore their faith in humanity.” (Kevin Sessums, author of Mississippi Sissy)

"This sprightly, entertaining travelogue should find a delighted readership." (Kirkus Reviews)

"Engaging. . .. Comparisons to John Steinbeck’s Travels with Charley are obvious, but this is an entirely different and equally rewarding piece of work that expands with each page without losing its narrative thread or the reader’s interest." (Publishers Weekly)

“A great read.” (Woman's Day)

“Here's a book you'll want to dog-ear. . . . Recommended reading.” (Country Living)

"A sparklingly entertaining portrait of the dog-besotted United States. . . . Casey is a good dog, and [Denizet-Lewis] is a good writer, and as Steinbeck knew, that’s always a bankable combination." (Steve Donoghue Open Letters Monthly)

"Unlike other dog books that focus simply on training or on an author’s personal experience, Travels with Casey gives us a little bit of everything—it’s an adventure tale, a psychological study, a history lesson, a trend piece, and a hard-hitting news story all in one. It’s funny, fast-paced, life-affirming, moving, and satisfying—in other words, everything a great road trip is supposed to be." (Gena Hymowech Lambda Literary)

"This engaging and illuminating book chronicles New York Times writer Benoit Denizet-Lewis four-month journey through the United States with his beloved Labrador, Casey, in tow. . . . A thoroughly engrossing look at our enduring love affair with man’s best friend." (Modern Dog)

Présentation de l'éditeur

A moody Labrador and his insecure human take a funny, touching cross-country RV trip into the heart of America’s relationship with dogs.

“I don’t think my dog likes me very much,” New York Times Magazine writer Benoit Denizet-Lewis confesses at the beginning of his journey with his nine-year-old Labrador-mix, Casey. Over the next four months, thirty-two states, and 13,000 miles in a rented motor home, Denizet-Lewis and his canine companion attempt to pay tribute to the most powerful interspecies bond there is, in the country with the highest rate of dog ownership in the world.

On the way, Denizet-Lewis—known for his deeply reported dispatches from far corners of American life—meets an irresistible cast of dogs and dog-obsessed humans. Denizet-Lewis and Casey hang out with wolf-dogs in Appalachia, search with a dedicated rescuer of stray dogs in Missouri, spend a full day at a kooky dog park in Manhattan, get pulled over by a K9 cop in Missouri, and visit “Dog Whisperer” Cesar Millan in California. And then there are the pet psychics, dog-wielding hitchhikers, and two nosy women who took their neighbor to court for allegedly failing to pick up her dog’s poop.

Travels With Casey is a delightfully idiosyncratic blend of memoir and travelogue coupled with an exploration of a dog-loving America. What does our relationship to our dogs tell us about ourselves and our values? Denizet-Lewis explores those questions—and his own canine-related curiosities and insecurities—during his unforgettable road trip through our dog-loving nation.

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13 internautes sur 15 ont trouvé ce commentaire utile 
Bold and delightful. Well written, a great read. 23 juillet 2014
Par Leah Erb - Publié sur Amazon.com
Format: Relié
"Travels with Casey" is funny, informative and thought provoking. I started rolling on the floor laughing on page one (actually, l was guffawing on the dedication page).

Denizet-Lewis' writing style is so very easy to read, even as he tackles tricky topics.

I found it hard to set the book down once I started reading!
12 internautes sur 14 ont trouvé ce commentaire utile 
This book has exceeded all my expectations! 24 juillet 2014
Par Lisa - Publié sur Amazon.com
Format: Format Kindle Achat vérifié
Most absolutely wonderful! I am only a third of the way through this delightful book, and find is almost impossible to put down. I scowl at anyone who even speaks to me, but since I want this most enjoyable journey to last awhile for myself, I have forced myself to set the book down - for how long I will manage that, I can't say. Benoit has a wonderful way with words, has done such fabulous research, has put everything together in an entertaining and thought provoking manner, and, is clearly excellent at English grammar and punctuation. Wholeheartedly recommended.
8 internautes sur 9 ont trouvé ce commentaire utile 
Not Steinbeck 6 novembre 2014
Par Jane - Publié sur Amazon.com
Format: Relié
Many people thought of the Steinbeck novel "Travels with Charlie" - and indeed throughout this book Denizet-Lewis interjects that people constantly referenced the great Steinbeck novel. My first thoughts were 'Travels with Borat'! In fact, the book was neither.

The book was given to me to read - and to enjoy. I found myself plodding through the book, hoping it would end. It's interesting because I discovered halfway through the book that a NYTimes Sunday magazine article that I'd read several years ago and which I'd thoroughly enjoyed was in fact written by this author.

First, the book lacked a consistent focus. It would focus on his psychological issues with his mother and his conversations with his psychiatrist, then focus (complete with details that were completely inappropriate for a book of this type) on his love affairs and boyfriends he met and/or picked up along the way and who traveled with him in his RV, then focus on a new dog, and so on. We really never got to know Casey, the dog that he started out with. Did Casey change along the way, other than being more comfortable riding in an RV? As a travelogue, the author drove from city to city without the reader having much understanding of how and why the author chose the route and places he chose - If you're reading the book it seems like he comes home with an RV one day, then just ups and goes, gets on the road, something spontaneous and romantic. Turns out that much later in the book we read that he had planned this whole thing out using Facebook, and that people and establishments (including motels, dog food, and campgrounds) had sponsored him along the way long before he left on this trip. This was not the romantic travelogue we were expecting. That I was expecting.

Second, at least half of the book consisted of quotes, data, and expositions on what other authors had written. In fact, there is a 14-page bibliography at the end of the book. While what he wrote was interesting, and he obviously did a lot of research to write this book, it really interrupted the flow of what seemed, by its title, to be the story of a man traveling across the country with a dog. It was much more appropriate to his excellent article in the NYTimes about bulldogs and how their breeding for the purpose of aesthetics is endangering them and their health.
My favorite parts of the book were the visit with Cesar Millan, who continues to be the king of dog training and understanding in my view, and the experiences of homeless people with their dogs. I would read an entire book just to delight in a few pages about Cesar! What Cesar was able to see, and achieve, with Denizet-Lewis and his (now two) dogs in just a short while continues to astound me. The author also meets some very colorful characters, and the book is chock full of word for word conversation, as if it were a Studs Terkle book, which it is not, because this author is clearly not in love with America or Americans. Many of the characters he meets he criticizes - one he calls "eccentric" and I just wished he would have left his judgements about individuals out of the book. The meeting with the PETA person was interesting but I felt that the question of "what is animal cruelty" and the contradictions within this movement etc was perhaps too big for this book to even try to handle.

I think the book had potential but maybe he tried to do too much at one time.

And then, yes, there is Casey.
5 internautes sur 6 ont trouvé ce commentaire utile 
A book for people who love dogs, travel, and good writing 31 juillet 2014
Par Rosemary Lewis - Publié sur Amazon.com
Format: Relié Achat vérifié
I thoroughly enjoyed this book! It is well written, funny, and thought provoking. As an animal lover, I appreciated the treatment of serious issues like overbreeding that harms the health of a dog and the serious problem of homeless pets. The topics are an integral part of the narrative and are brought out in a meaningful way in the author's encounters with dogs and people. Not only do I feel as though I know the author, whose first person narrative is rich in detail and humor, but I fell in love with Casey and his new rescued sister Rezzy. The people, places, and dogs that they meet on their cross country journey are interesting and memorable. There is much to think about and love in this book. I recommend it to anyone who enjoys good writing, interesting and important topics, and, of course, dogs.
2 internautes sur 2 ont trouvé ce commentaire utile 
For all dog lovers! 24 septembre 2014
Par OpenBookSociety dot com - Publié sur Amazon.com
Format: Format Kindle
Brought to you by OBS reviewer Kayt

Travels With Casey is a ride along story of the author Denizet-Lewis and his dog Casey’s journey across America in an RV. Mr. Denizet-Lewis thinks Casey doesn’t really like him. He is coming off an ended relationship and had just spent time in the office of a Manhattan psychoanalyst who specialized in our relationships with our pets. He sets out to write about the different relationships people in America have with their dogs and hopes the trip will bring him closer to Casey. The stops the writer makes and the dogs and people he meets are enjoyable and some are informative. All though for me (a dog lover) I could have done with less information about the writer himself and more about the dogs.

Mr. Denizet-Lewis has a pleasant writing style that flows easily and keeps the reader entertained. Any dog lover will enjoy the stops he makes, the people and dogs he meets and the information he brings to the pages of Travels With Casey.

I enjoyed the time he spent with the wolf dogs, the sled dogs and Cesar Millan most. I had a hard time reading about his time at a high kill shelter and think other dog lovers may as well. Along the way Casey gets a new partner and the relationship the writer has with both dogs changes his view on Casey.

As a dog lover and person owned by many a dog in my life, I found it hard to understand the author’s view of Casey. I was glad to see it change by the end of their travels. And as I stated before I really didn’t expect so much time to be spent on the writer in this book. However that is just me. I think most readers will enjoy this book and am sure any dog lover will greatly appreciate the time Mr. Denizet-Lewis spent exploring the relationships of people and pup. I would recommend this book to most any dog lover and anyone that wishes they could explore the many different ways that dogs are a part of our lives.
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