Fifteen dogs / Andre Alexis.

A contemporary take on the apologue offers an utterly compelling and affecting look at the beauty and perils of human consciousness. By turns meditative and devastating, charming and strange, Fifteen Dogs shows you can teach an old genre new tricks.

Main Author: Alexis, André, 1957-
Published: Toronto : Coach House Books, c2015.
Edition: 1st ed.
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Summary: A contemporary take on the apologue offers an utterly compelling and affecting look at the beauty and perils of human consciousness. By turns meditative and devastating, charming and strange, Fifteen Dogs shows you can teach an old genre new tricks.
Physical Description: 171 p. : maps ; 21 cm.
Language: English
Awards: Giller Prize Finalist 2015
Giller Prize Winner 2015
Canada Reads Finalist 2017
Canada Reads Winner 2017
ISBN: 9781552453056 (softcover)
Author Notes: André Alexis was born in Trinidad and raised in Canada, where he has lived since he was three years old. His works include Despair and Other Stories of Ottawa, Childhood, and Fifteen Dogs, which won the 2015 Scotiabank Giller Prize.

His short fiction has appeared in literary journals and anthologies and he has also written extensively for radio and theater. Several of his plays have been produced in Vancouver and Toronto, and he has been a playwright-in-residence for the Canadian Stage Company. Alexis also writes reviews for The Globe and Mail, and he is a contributing editor to This Magazine, a bimonthly Canadian alternative journal.

(Bowker Author Biography) Andre Alexis was born in Trinidad in 1957 & grew up in Canada. Alexis lives in Toronto.

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