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 Romochka 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 in a deserted basement at the edge of the city. There he joins four puppies suckling at their mother's teats. And so begins Romochka's life as a dog. The story of the child raised by beasts has fascinated through the ages, but Eva Hornung has created a vivid and original telling, utterly emotionally convincing. Taking us with Romochka into the world of his dog-family, she shows through his clear, alien eyes the disintegration - and obdurate persistence - of community, of family; the uncertain embrace of society, the consequences of social breakdown and exclusion
Cataloging source
ABN
Dewey number
A823.3
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Dog boy, Eva Hornung
Label
Dog boy, Eva Hornung
Publication
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
505483
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Extent
293 pages
Isbn
9781921520099
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
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System control number
  • (Sirsi) NP505483
  • 12820272
  • (AuCNLKIN)000043565034
  • (OCoLC)277144224

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