The Resource Fifteen dogs : an apologue, André Alexis

Fifteen dogs : an apologue, André Alexis

Label
Fifteen dogs : an apologue
Title
Fifteen dogs
Title remainder
an apologue
Statement of responsibility
André Alexis
Creator
Contributor
Author
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A bet between the gods Hermes and Apollo leads them to grant human consciousness and language to a group of dogs overnighting at a Toronto veterinary clinic. Suddenly capable of more complex thought, the pack is torn between those who resist the new ways of thinking, preferring the old 'dog' ways, and those who embrace the change. The gods watch from above as the dogs venture into their newly unfamiliar world, as they become divided among themselves, as each struggles with new thoughts and feelings
Additional physical form
Issued also in electronic format.
Awards note
2015 Giller Prize winner.
Cataloging source
NLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Alexis, André
Dewey number
C813/.54
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9199.3.A365
LC item number
F53 2015
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Wilcox, Alana
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dogs
  • Intellect
  • Animal intelligence
  • Consciousness in animals
Target audience
adult
Label
Fifteen dogs : an apologue, André Alexis
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Edited and designed by Alana Wilcox"--Colophon
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
171 pages
Isbn
9781552453056
Lccn
2014455313
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)897352758
  • 1423931
  • (OCoLC)ocn897352758
  • 1423931
Label
Fifteen dogs : an apologue, André Alexis
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Edited and designed by Alana Wilcox"--Colophon
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
171 pages
Isbn
9781552453056
Lccn
2014455313
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)897352758
  • 1423931
  • (OCoLC)ocn897352758
  • 1423931

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