Softcover binding has light shelfwear to edges of covers. Pages tight and clean with some yellowing due to age. Spine has small creases. 250 pages. MMP Binding. Year: 1991. ISBN: 0373261225. It had been thirty-one years since Katherine Driscoll had seen her father. Then he sent a cryptic letter. He knew she was in trouble, about to lose her home, her dog kennel and her beloved championship show dog, Ra, to creditors. He was offering his help. Katherine went to meet him at the Austin Zoo where he was senior keeper of the large cats. But she just missed him, he'd been mauled to death by a tiger.