cover image Nop's Trials

Nop's Trials

Donald McCaig. Lyons Press, $13.95 (336pp) ISBN 978-1-55821-185-8

Nop, the main character in McCaig's pleasurable out-of-print classic, is a sheepdog run competitively by his Virginian master in the kind of ``trials'' that test such a dog; when some unscrupulous rednecks steal him, other kinds of trials begin. (Oct.)