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The Resource Dog boy, Eva Hornung

Dog boy, Eva Hornung

Label
Dog boy
Title
Dog boy
Statement of responsibility
Eva Hornung
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In a deserted Moscow apartment building four-year-old Romochka waits for Uncle to come home. Outside the snow is falling, but after a few days hunger drives Romachka outside, his mother's voice ringing in his ears, Don't talk to strangers. Overlooked by passers-by, he follows a street dog to her lair and there he joins her suckling puppies
Summary
Joining a pack of feral dogs after being abandoned by his family, 4-year-old Romochka of late-20th-century Moscow slowly discards his human attributes to survive two fiercely cold winters and preys on people for food before attracting the attention of the police and scientific community.
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
Prime Minister's Literary Awards: Fiction, 2010.
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344329
Cataloging source
DLC
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1964-
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Hornung, Eva
Dewey number
823.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Dogs
  • Feral children
  • Moscow (Russia)
Target audience
adult
Label
Dog boy, Eva Hornung
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
000043565034
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
293 p.
Isbn
9781921520099
Label
Dog boy, Eva Hornung
Publication
Control code
000043565034
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
293 p.
Isbn
9781921520099

Library Locations

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