Go Back   Pet forum for dogs cats and humans - Pets.ca > Discussion Groups - mainly cats and dogs > Off topic forum > Books

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old June 19th, 2006, 03:48 PM
erykah1310's Avatar
erykah1310 erykah1310 is offline
Blue eyed funny farm
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Canada
Posts: 5,595
Where the Red Fern Grows

Just curious if anyone else has read Where The Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls?
It was my favorite book as a preteen and still is! I have seen the Disney movie but no where as good as the book
Great Book about dogs none the less. And well its REALLY sad!
__________________
Courage is being scared to death and saddling up anyways. ~John Wayne
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old June 19th, 2006, 03:51 PM
chico2's Avatar
chico2 chico2 is offline
Senior Contributor
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: Oakville Ontario
Posts: 26,593
Erykah,I have yet to read it,have heard great things about it.
__________________
"The cruelest animal is the Human animal"
3 kitties,Rocky(r.i.p my boy),Chico,Vinnie
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old June 19th, 2006, 04:43 PM
jesse's mommy's Avatar
jesse's mommy jesse's mommy is offline
Slave to the Wigglebum
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Orlando, FL
Posts: 3,114
Saw the original movie and they actually remade it a couple of years ago. I believe Dave Matthews is in it. Anyway, I hated it! My honey made me watch it and I cried and cried and cried and I hated it. I was so mad he made me watch it. I cried and cried and cried some more. I hate watching movies where the animals die. And I now feel like crying some more. Thanks a lot!
__________________
Stupid People Have Stupid Children, Hence All The Ignorance In The World!
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old June 19th, 2006, 09:39 PM
LibbyP's Avatar
LibbyP LibbyP is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: London,ON
Posts: 798
Okay I read the book, saw the original, and I have the remake gotta say I love it, yes I cry like a baby every time I watch it
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old June 20th, 2006, 01:44 PM
LianneCatherine's Avatar
LianneCatherine LianneCatherine is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Frederick, MD
Posts: 134
I read the book as an adolescent, and cried like crazy. We probably watched the old movie in school, but I think I blocked it out. Poor babies, I hate when bad things happen to animals. I will literally turn a movie off and walk away if they kill an animal. It makes me so sad!!!! :sad:
__________________
Lianne Catherine >^..^<
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old June 20th, 2006, 01:51 PM
Kerrye Kerrye is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Ontario
Posts: 49
I havn't read it but I did read Beatiful Joe - Now thats an old tear jerker.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


Forum Terms of Use

  • All Bulletin Board Posts are for personal/non-commercial use only.
  • Self-promotion and/or promotion in general is prohibited.
  • Debate is healthy but profane and deliberately rude posts will be deleted.
  • Posters not following the rules will be banned at the Admins' discretion.
  • Read the Full Forum Rules

Forum Details

  • Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
    Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
    vBulletin Optimisation by vB Optimise (Reduced on this page: MySQL 10.00%).
  • All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:13 PM.