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The story of Edgar Sawtelle : a novel

Author: David Wroblewski
Publisher: New York : Ecco, ©2008.
Series: Oprah's book club.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : [Oprah's book Club ed.]View all editions and formats
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A tale reminiscent of "Hamlet" that also celebrates the alliance between humans and dogs follows speech-disabled Wisconsin youth Edgar, who bonds with three yearling canines and struggles to prove that his sinister uncle is responsible for his father's death.
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction, American
Domestic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Wroblewski
ISBN: 9780061768064 0061768065
OCLC Number: 251491909
Notes: "First edition"--Title page verso.
Awards: Oprah's Book Club Selection (2008); Booklist Editor's Choice/Books for Youth (2008).
Description: 566 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Part I. Forte's Children: A Handful of Leaves --
Almondine --
Signs --
Edgar --
Every Nook and Cranny --
The Stray --
The Litter --
Essence --
A Thin Sigh --
Storm --
Part II. Three Griefs: Funeral --
The Letters from Fortunate Fields --
Lessons and Dreams --
Almondine --
The Fight --
Epi's Stand --
Courtship --
In the Rain --
Part III. What Hands Do: Awakening --
Smoke --
Hangman --
A Way to Know for Sure --
Driving Lesson --
Trudy --
Popcorn Corners --
The Texan --
Part IV. Chequamegon: Flight --
Pirates --
Outside Lute --
Henry --
Ordinary --
Engine No. 6615 --
Glen Papineau --
Wind --
Return --
Almondine --
Part V. Poison: Edgar --
Trudy --
Edgar --
Glen Paineau --
Edgar --
Trudy --
Edgar --
Glen Paineau --
Edgar --
Trudy --
Edgar --
Claude --
Edgar --
Claude --
Edgar --
Claude --
Trudy --
The Sawtelle Dogs.
Series Title: Oprah's book club.
Other Titles: Edgar Sawtelle
Responsibility: David Wroblewski.

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A tale reminiscent of "Hamlet" that also celebrates the alliance between humans and dogs follows speech-disabled Wisconsin youth Edgar, who bonds with three yearling canines and struggles to prove that his sinister uncle is responsible for his father's death.

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