The Last Days of Dogtown

Anita Diamant (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$17.00
Publisher
Scribner Book Company
Publish Date
July 18, 2006
Pages
263
Dimensions
5.3 X 0.65 X 8.1 inches | 0.53 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780743225748
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About the Author

Anita Diamant is the bestselling author of the novels The Boston Girl, The Red Tent, Good Harbor, The Last Days of Dogtown, and Day After Night, and the collection of essays, Pitching My Tent. An award-winning journalist whose work appeared in The Boston Globe Magazine and Parenting, and many others, she is the author of six nonfiction guides to contemporary Jewish life. She lives in Massachusetts. Visit her website at AnitaDiamant.com.

Reviews

"The book has a compelling, page-turning pull...with spare yet vividly descriptive prose."

-- The Boston Globe
"[Diamant's] theme -- that life teems even as it dwindles -- has all the more power for its subtle, unsentimental articulation."

-- The Washington Post
"[A] superb historical novel."

-- Baltimore Sun
"The book is haunting.... [It] will linger with you for days."

-- St. Louis Post-Dispatch
"A quiet tribute to love's power."

-- The Miami Herald
"An excellent novel."

-- The New York Times Book Review