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- DescriptionA group of dogs who can talk and walk upright become celebrities when they arrive in New York in 2008. Refugees from an isolated town, the dogs retain the 19th-century Prussian culture and dress of their human creator. They find adjustment difficult and are threatened by a mystery disease.
- Author BiographyKirsten Bakis was born in Switzerland to parents of Estonian origin and grew up outside New York where she now lives. After graduating from New York University, she attended the prestigious Iowa University Writer's Workshop where she was taught by, among others, Saul Bellow. She is 28 years old and works part time as a secretary in a small church in Manhattan.
- PrizesShort-listed for Orange Prize for Fiction 1998.
- Author(s)Kirsten Bakis
- PublisherHodder & Stoughton General Division
- Date of Publication19/06/1997
- GenreGeneral & Literary Fiction
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- First Published1997
- Out-of-print date18/04/2002
- Content NoteIll.
- Weight370 g
- Width134 mm
- Height22 mm
- Spine218 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (UK)
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