The Dog

The Dog

"Jack Livings's stories of China are marvels of the imagination." —Paul Harding, author of Tinkers

Set in the shifting landscape of contemporary China, Jack Livings's The Dog explodes the country's cultural and social fault lines, revealing a nation accustomed to rations, bitter struggle, and the stranglehold of communism as it confronts a generation rife with the promise of unforeseen prosperity.

In this riveting, richly imagined collection, a wealthy factory owner—once… (more)

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With “The Dog,” Mr. Livings has made an incisive — and highly impressive — debut.


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Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (August 05, 2014)

Collection: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Language: English


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