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The art of racing in the rain : a novel

Author: Garth Stein
Publisher: New York : Harper, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Nearing the end of his life, Enzo, a dog with a philosopher's soul, tries to bring together the family, pulled apart by a three year custody battle between daughter Zoe's maternal grandparents and her father Denny, a race car driver.
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Genre/Form: Experimental fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Stein, Garth.
Art of racing in the rain.
New York : Harper, ©2008
(OCoLC)648770423
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Garth Stein
ISBN: 9780061537936 0061537934 9780061537967 0061537969 9781443404969 1443404969 9780061567223 0061567221
OCLC Number: 165478930
Description: 321 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Garth Stein.

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Nearing the end of his life, Enzo, a dog with a philosopher's soul, tries to bring together the family, pulled apart by a three year custody battle between daughter Zoe's maternal grandparents and her father Denny, a race car driver.

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The Art of Racing in the Rain

by wendyrose (WorldCat user published 2011-08-13) Excellent Permalink

The Art of Racing in the Rain is a heartwarming, and wise, story of a dog (Enzo) nearing the end of his life. Enzo has the thoughts and emotions of a human, trapped within a body that is ailing. Enzo is ready for his next journey, but he would like to return, in his next life, as a human....
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Told from the viewpoint of Enzo, a dog with an old soul who sees the world through the lens of his learning about human life from television, this is an unforgettable novel.  The plot is riveting, covering both the adventure of car racing and the complexity of human relationships.  It has...
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