My Dog Skip
by Willie Morris

"A rich experience all around. . . . Skip turns out to be a dog worth writing about. . . . I'd take him home in a shot."--Bruce McCall, The New York Times Book Review

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  • Official Contest Rules

    1. This contest runs from February 18, through March 31, 2000. To be eligible to win, entrants must write a short (250 words or less) statement about why their pet is worth writing about, and must submit their statement to us via e-mail or regular mail on or before the contest deadline: Midnight March 31, 2000. Any entries postmarked after the deadline will be ineligible to win.

    2. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Enter by sending your story via US mail to:

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      or via e-mail to: Stories will not be returned. LIMIT ONE ENTRY PER PERSON

    3. Winners will be chosen in a random drawing from all qualifying entries on Wednesday, April 5. Winners will be notified via US mail.

    4. The prize is one copy of My Dog Skip and one official movie poster. 25 prizes will be awarded.

    5. This contest is only open to residents of the United States. Employees and family members of employees of Random House, Inc., including its affiliates and subsidiaries, are not eligible to enter. This contest is subject to all federal, state, and local regulations. Offer void where restricted or prohibited. Random House, Inc. will not be responsible for payment of taxes on the value of any prize awarded hereunder.

    6. The odds of winning depend of the number of entries received. No substitutions or cash equivalents allowed.

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