Tucson–July 5, Humane Society Fundraiser + Animals in Literature Quiz
Update: The winner of the mystery book contest to have a pet’s name featured in David Rosenfelt’s next book is — Cuvee who belongs to Yvonne Foucher of CataVinos Wine Shoppe here in Tucson. Pet’s names were represented from 21 states and the United Kingdom. Cuvee is a rescue. Congratulations Cuvee!
Come to Clues Unlimited Mystery Bookstore to benefit the Humane Society of Southern Arizona and support a local niche bookstore.
Meet California Shamus-awarding winning mystery writer David Rosenfelt who will be signing copies of his just released One Dog Night, an Andy Carpenter book featuring a smart-talking New Jersey lawyer and his 4-legged sidekick. They solve crimes together.
10 percent of book sales tonight benefit the local Humane Society.
There’s still time to buy chances to win the privilege of having your pet’s name featured in the next David Rosenfelt book. Chances are $5 for one chance, $10 for 3 chances, or $20 for 10 chances. You can still buy chances at Clues Unlimited until 7:15 p.m. on Tuesday July 5.
There will be a drawing for an autographed book and GREY2K USA mug filled with gourmet dog treats (no purchase necessary) as well as the winning pet name plus a Q&A session with the author. (Check back late Tuesday night for an update of who won.)
So far. numerous greyhounds, a variety of dog breeds, cats, and pot bellied pigs from more than eight states have been entered in the contest. The purchase of chances benefits GREY2K USA and the Humane Society of Southern Arizona.
Clues Unlimited (520-326-8533) is located at 3146 E. Ft. Lowell Road (SE corner) with plenty of parking. The event starts at 7 p.m.
Just for fun, test your literary animal-friendliness quotient without using Google (answers to be posted late Tuesday).
Match the dog, cat, or pig with the book. Extra points if you can name the species too.
2. Richard Parker
8. Fang, Grip, Wolf
a. Peter Pan
b. Wonderful Wizard of Oz
c. Tales of the City
d. Story of Edgar Sawtelle
e. Harry Potter & the Sorcerer’s Stone
f. A Boy and His Dog
g. Princess Diaries
h. Animal Farm
i. Lord of the Rings
j. Life of Pi
David Rosenfelt is a Hollywood raconteur and founder of the Tara Foundation, which has rescued more than 4,000 dogs, mostly Golden Retrievers. His mysteries — Dog Tags, New Tricks, Play Dead, Bury the Lead, and First Degree feature Andy Carpenter, a dog-loving lawyer with a four-legged sidekick.
Clues Unlimited is Tucson’s only mystery bookstore specializing in detective stories and thrillers both new and used, stocking approximately 14,000 titles.
HSSAZ is a private nonprofit organization, which receives and adopts homeless animals. Services include low-cost vaccinations, micro-chipping, free sterilization for feral cats, pet behavior information, relinquishment, animal cruelty task force reporting, and more.
GREY2K USA is a national non-profit greyhound protection organization dedicated to ending the cruelty of dog racing. (Disclosure: Karyn Zoldan is a (volunteer) board member and co-planner of this event.)