Harry Kruize, Born to Lose
by Paul Collins
A tale of the acceptance of change and loss; the importance of friends and family, and the uplifting strength that comes from hope.
Harry’s mum runs a boarding house for transient old men who are down on their luck. To counter his frustration and anger, Harry longs for the companionship of a dog. The Annual Gala at school features a dog hurdle race and more than anything in the world, Harry would love to enter a dog into that race and win it. Such a win would give him a sense of worth and belonging.
A new lodger, Jack Ellis, befriends Harry and shares a wealth of outback adventure stories featuring dogs with him.