The Dogs of Babel: A Novel

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Little, Brown, Jun 1, 2003 - Fiction - 272 pages
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A poignant and beautiful debut novel explores a man's quest to unravel the mystery of his wife's death with the help of the only witness--their Rhodesian ridgeback, Lorelei.
 

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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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Contents

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TWENTYFOUR
TWENTYFIVE
TWENTYSIX
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TWENTYEIGHT
TWENTYNINE
THIRTY
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NINE
TEN
ELEVEN
TWELVE
THIRTEEN
FOURTEEN
FIFTEEN
SIXTEEN
SEVENTEEN
EIGHTEEN
NINETEEN
TWENTY
TWENTYONE
TWENTYTWO
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THIRTYTWO
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THIRTYFOUR
THIRTYFIVE
THIRTYSIX
THIRTYSEVEN
THIRTYEIGHT
THIRTYNINE
FORTY
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FORTYTWO
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
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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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