Misadventures with Runts, Rejects, Retirees, and Rescues
Dog lovers everywhere will relate to this author’s stories, from heart-wrenching to hilarious.
Author and his wife are known and respected for their extremely compassionate dog handling.
Author advocates rescue and “Rogues Gallery Kennel” is made up of beloved “rescues, runts, and rejects from other kennels.”
A never-seen-before window into the life of mushers who share their life with 40 dogs, 24/7, 52 weeks a year.
Author is an excellent writer who contributes to the Alaska Dispatch News as well as other Alaska regional and special interest media.
Cover features a photograph of Cyder - one of the dogs that Joseph tells about in the book.
Author is social media savvy marketer and will be doing byliners and excerpts.
Annual marketing/sales hook of National appeal (Iditarod) will give this book a long life.
Joseph Robertia: For the past fourteen years Joseph Robertia has been an award-winning writer and photographer. He spent more than a decade as an outdoors reporter at the Peninsula Clarion newspaper and currently writes for the Sports & Outdoors section of the Alaska Dispatch News—the state's largest newspaper. In recent years he has freelanced as a professional journalist with articles and photographs published in Alaska Magazine,Mushing Magazine,Salmon Trout Steelheader, and in Alaska 50: Celebrating Alaska’s 50th Anniversary of Statehood, just to name a few. Along with his wife, he has mushed dogs with his kennel fielding teams in the 1,000-mile lditarod, Yukon Quest, and more than thirty other races.