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A Dog's Purpose Summary
W. Bruce Cameron

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A Dog's Purpose Summary

Plot Summary

The main plot of the book, "A Dog's Purpose" is the story of a dog who goes through four reincarnations as different dogs. He is seeking "a dog's purpose in life" in his different reincarnations. In his first incarnation, he is a mutt named Toby; in his second reincarnation, he is a Golden Retriever named Bailey; in his third reincarnation, he is a female dog with the name of Ellie; and in the last reincarnation, he is a Black Lab and his name is Buddy. In this last reincarnation, he meets up with his beloved owner Ethan whom he had known when Ethan was a boy and young man. In this incarnation, Ethan has become an old man. Ethan used to have a sweetheart and Buddy as Bailey brings the two of them together by smell. In each of his incarnations, the dog learns something more about what...

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