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.. Interesting Book..

Discussion in 'Products & Equipment' started by BronerFan, Jan 3, 2019.

  1. BronerFan

    BronerFan Pup

    .. I was exploring around yesterday and came across this interesting book.. the title is "Best of The American Pitbull Dog Gamebred" (Dawnrest Edition) By Everett John.. I was able to preview a couple of pages and and it seemed very interesting with a few unseen pictures of dogs and dogmen of the past.. I was just wondering about thoughts and opinions, and if anyone had the luxury (literally) to read this book..
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  2. stedz

    stedz Top Dog

    Tried to buy the book about 5 years ago,but the guy wanted about 800 sterling for it.
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  3. stedz

    stedz Top Dog

    While we are on the subject of books,has anyone read the book done on norman kemmer,done by his son.
  4. YellowJohnJocko

    YellowJohnJocko Big Dog

    I started reading it. Goes a little something like this...
    " Daddy, Daddy, Daddy, cur, cur, cur, Daddy....Daddy"

    Those words are used so much it makes for a hard read. For a book retailing from $150-200 a little editing would have helped. There are good parts but it is obvious the book is written by a son who views his father as a larger than life figure in the dogs.

    There are some good pictures...I'm only a little over 100 pages in.
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  5. AGK

    AGK Super duper pooper scooper Administrator

  6. YellowJohnJocko

    YellowJohnJocko Big Dog

  7. YellowJohnJocko

    YellowJohnJocko Big Dog

  8. YellowJohnJocko

    YellowJohnJocko Big Dog

    There is a little preview not sure why the pics loaded sideways.

    The excerpt under the photo says " Kemmer's Leko. Leko was off Kemmer's Bo Bo. We won 2 matches with him and tossed him. Many men who saw Leko's two matches said he was one of the best dogs they ever saw. We did not see it that way"

    It is that kind of arrogant tough talk that is off putting and the mentioning of "Daddy" being the best conditioner and most feared competitor that has you wanting to set the book on fire. lol

    A good friend of mine who's in his 70's read a couple pages and put it down and refuses to read another page. lol He says Norman was a good man but this book isn't accurate at all.

    Worth collecting but certainly not worth the price!
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  9. stedz

    stedz Top Dog

    Thanks for the feedback,i would love to see a photo of Kemmers Macho though if anyone could put one up.
  10. YellowJohnJocko

    YellowJohnJocko Big Dog

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    YellowJohnJocko Big Dog

  12. stedz

    stedz Top Dog

    is that actually the Macho dog, I seen that photo before but never realised it was macho,expected a black Bullyson type dog.
  13. stedz

    stedz Top Dog

    I mean the 1st photo,never seen the 2nd which i presume is in the book,thanks yellow john jocko.
  14. YellowJohnJocko

    YellowJohnJocko Big Dog

    Both photos are of Kemmer's Macho. Lots of Buckskin dogs make up his pedigree.
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  15. stedz

    stedz Top Dog

    obviously following the dams line,sorry sunday night and had a few.
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  16. stedz

    stedz Top Dog

    stupidest post ever!
  17. kasperian

    kasperian Real deal

    I have the old game rest kennels book.
    It’s full of old pictures peds and stories, poems and all sorts of other old stuff like adverts and such.

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