Men and Dogs

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Product Details

Price
$13.99
Publisher
Back Bay Books
Publish Date
Pages
279
Dimensions
5.47 X 0.81 X 8.36 inches | 0.6 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780316002141
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About the Author

Katie Crouch's writing has appeared in Glamour, The London Guardian, and McSweeney's. She received her M.F.A. at Columbia University, and was awarded a Sewanee Walter Dakin Fellowship and a MacDowell Fellowship. She lives in San Francisco with a man, a dog, and a baby.

Reviews

"Prepare to have your heart broken while laughing out loud at this breathtaking, scathingly sardonic novel. From her opening line--"Two days before Hannah's father disappeared, he took her out in his boat"--Crouch grabs you and never lets go.... Crouch renders San Franciscans in caustic living color... When Hannah goes home to Charleston to dry out and try to find her father, Crouch brings her eccentric Southern kinfolk to life with equal verve. In the hands of a less adept author, this tightly wound tale of one woman's unraveling and redemption might seem more grim than guffaw-worthy. But with Crouch in charge, the reader is assured of a reflective yet riotous ride." Four stars.--Meredith Maran, People
"[an] indulgent chick-lit read"--Marie Claire
"riveting.... dive right in."--Complete Woman
"[A] hot read for a hot day.... In this arresting and often very funny tale, Crouch, best-selling author of Girls in Trucks, makes a case for the redemptive power of uncompromising loyalty and love."--Coastal Living
"Self-sabotaging heroines have made for amusing reading since Jane Austen, and Katie Crouch is as good at them as she is at titles.... Who can resist a local accent 'so complex it allows a woman to simultaneously seduce and reprimand in one single word'? Crouch's comic timing is a treat, as is her eye for minor details, like Palmer's damaged rescue dog, who can't bark but merely whispers 'oof.'"--Tricia Springstubb, The Cleveland Plain Dealer
"Crouch's prose is crisp and full of engaging details."--Pam Kelley, The Charlotte Observer
"as in her best-selling Girls in Trucks, [Crouch] writes with a dark, twisty, but approachable Southern charm."--Andrea Griffith, Library Journal
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