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The friend / Sigrid Nunez.

Nunez, Sigrid, (author.).

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Ansonia Public Library LP NUNEZ, SIGRID (Text to phone) 34045120752584 Adult Large Type In transit -
Southbury Public Library NUNEZ/LP (Text to phone) 34019143128254 Adult Large Type Available -
Weston Public Library LP NUNEZ (Text to phone) 34053145542394 Adult Fiction Large Type Available -

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A moving story of love, friendship, grief, healing, and the magical bond between a woman and her dog. When a woman unexpectedly loses her lifelong best friend and mentor, she finds herself burdened with the unwanted dog he has left behind. Her own battle against grief is intensified by the mute suffering of the dog, a huge Great Dane traumatized by the inexplicable disappearance of its master, and by the threat of eviction: dogs are prohibited in her apartment building. While others worry that grief has made her a victim of magical thinking, the woman refuses to be separated from the dog except for brief periods of time. Isolated from the rest of the world, increasingly obsessed with the dog's care, determined to read its mind and fathom its heart, she comes dangerously close to unraveling. But while troubles abound, rich and surprising rewards lie in store for both of them. Elegiac and searching, The Friend is both a meditation on loss and a celebration of human-canine devotion.
Subject: Human-animal relationships > Fiction.
Female friendship > Fiction.
Large type books.
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1001 . ‡aNunez, Sigrid, ‡eauthor.
24514. ‡aThe friend / ‡cSigrid Nunez.
250 . ‡aLarge print edition.
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264 1. ‡aWaterville, Maine : ‡bThorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, ‡c2018.
264 4. ‡c©2018
300 . ‡a261 pages (large print) ; ‡c23 cm.
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520 . ‡aA moving story of love, friendship, grief, healing, and the magical bond between a woman and her dog. When a woman unexpectedly loses her lifelong best friend and mentor, she finds herself burdened with the unwanted dog he has left behind. Her own battle against grief is intensified by the mute suffering of the dog, a huge Great Dane traumatized by the inexplicable disappearance of its master, and by the threat of eviction: dogs are prohibited in her apartment building. While others worry that grief has made her a victim of magical thinking, the woman refuses to be separated from the dog except for brief periods of time. Isolated from the rest of the world, increasingly obsessed with the dog's care, determined to read its mind and fathom its heart, she comes dangerously close to unraveling. But while troubles abound, rich and surprising rewards lie in store for both of them. Elegiac and searching, The Friend is both a meditation on loss and a celebration of human-canine devotion.
650 0. ‡aHuman-animal relationships ‡vFiction.
650 0. ‡aFemale friendship ‡vFiction.
650 0. ‡aLarge type books.
830 0. ‡aThorndike Press large print basic series.
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Search Results Showing Item 7 of 646 Preferred library: Bethel Public Library?

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