Beautifully packaged, elegantly written, crammed with stunning, often rare, color and black-and-white photos, abounding with undiscovered information and fascinating insider stories, this is the be-all and end-all book about dog shows. It describes how dog shows began and developed, which shows around the world are most important, who the human players are-the handlers, judges, owners, and breeders-who the canine stars are, and where this dog show phenomenon is heading. Best in show stands as a book publishing landmark that will last decades and is the hallmark gift for any serious dog lover. Hardcover, 656 pages. Books are non-returnable.