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The Hound from Hanoi

The Vietnamese street dog who built a family

Moire O'Sullivan

The Hound from Hanoi by Moire O'Sullivan

Tom is on the menu at a dog-meat restaurant in Hanoi when he is rescued by an Irish couple escaping economic woes back home. The three embark on a whirlwind tour of Vietnam, Nepal and Cambodia, determined to stay together against the odds.

In this poignant tribute to her late husband Pete, Moire O’Sullivan recalls how their devotion to Tom helped forge a love between them that will last for ever.

RRP: £9.99
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781912240586
Publication Date: 02/04/2020

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Moire O'Sullivan
Moire O'Sullivan is an accomplished mountain runner and adventure racer. In 2009, she became the first person to complete the Wicklow Round, a 100km circuit of Ireland’s Wicklow Mountains run...


‘Tom is much more than a hound; he’s a star, the loving centre of a family.’

Barby Keel

‘Well-written, hilarious and moving yet down-to-earth true story of how a special dog can bring people together.’

Pete Wedderburn

‘This is a book about adventure and travel, but most of all it is a book about love; love of a man and love of a dog and how together they made a family.’

Catherine Simpson