The Resource The Dog, Joseph O'Neill, (electronic resource)

The Dog, Joseph O'Neill, (electronic resource)

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The Dog
Title
The Dog
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Joseph O'Neill
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eng
Summary
***A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK*** ***LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2014*** *** PW s Best of the Year 2014*** The author of the best-selling and award-winning Netherland now gives us his eagerly awaited, stunningly different new novel: a tale of alienation and heartbreak in Dubai. Distraught by a breakup with his long-term girlfriend, our unnamed hero leaves New York to take an unusual job in a strange desert metropolis. In Dubai at the height of its self-invention as a futuristic Shangri-la, he struggles with his new position as the "family officer" of the capricious and very rich Batros family. And he struggles, even more helplessly, with the "doghouse," a seemingly inescapable condition of culpability in which he feels himself constantly trapped?even if he's just going to the bathroom, or reading e-mail, or scuba diving. A comic and philosophically profound exploration of what has become of humankind's moral progress, The Dog is told with Joseph O'Neill's hallmark eloquence, empathy, and storytelling mastery. It is a brilliantly original, achingly funny fable for our globalized times. From the Hardcover edition
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O'Neill, Joseph
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The Dog, Joseph O'Neill, (electronic resource)
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9780553545777
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9791EA69-C29B-4750-BF85-562CC3A6D694
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Label
The Dog, Joseph O'Neill, (electronic resource)
Link
http://api.overdrive.com/v1/collections/v1L1BHQAAAA2I/products/9791ea69-c29b-4750-bf85-562cc3a6d694
Publication
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780553545777
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
Stock number
9791EA69-C29B-4750-BF85-562CC3A6D694
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OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
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