The Dogs of Babel

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Little, Brown, 2003 - Fiction - 264 pages
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Paul Iverson's life changes in an instant. He returns home one day to find that his wife, Lexy, has died under strange circumstances. The only witness was their dog, Lorelei, whose anguished barking brought help to the scene - but too late.

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3.5 stars When Lexy falls (or jumps?) from a tree and dies, her (and Paul’s) dog, Lorelei, is the only one who knows what happened. Paul, a linguist, decides to teach Lorelei to talk so she can tell ... Read full review

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man's wife dies — he tries to get clues from dog — strange twist Paul Iverson's life changes in an instant. He returns home one day to find that his wife, Lexy, has died under strange circumstances ... Read full review

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About the author (2003)

Carolyn Parkhurst was born in Manchester, New Hampshire on January 18, 1971. She received her B.A. from Wesleyan University and her M.F.A. in creative writing from American University. Her books include The Dogs of Babel, which is known as Lorelei's Secret in the UK; Lost and Found; The Nobodies Album; Harmony, and a children's book, Cooking with Henry and Elliebelly.

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