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The dogs of Babel: A Novel

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When his wife dies in a fall from a tree in their backyard, linguist Paul Iverson is wild with despair. In the days that follow, Paul becomes certain that Lexy's death was no accident. Strange clues have been left behind: unique, personal messages that only she could have left and that he is determined to decipher. So begins Paul's fantastic and even perilous search for the truth, as he abandons his everyday life to embark on a series of experiments designed to teach his dog Lorelei to communicate. Is this the project of a madman? Or does Lorelei really have something to tell him about the last afternoon of a woman he only thought he knew'....
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Full title dogs of babel
Author parkhurst carolyn
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-24 23:05:25PM
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subject_facet Accident victims -- Fiction, Detective and mystery stories, American, Dogs -- Fiction, Grief -- Fiction, New Orleans (La.) -- Fiction, Psychological fiction, American, Virginia -- Fiction, Widowers -- Fiction, Witnesses -- Fiction
title_display The dogs of Babel
title_full The Dogs of Babel A Novel, The dogs of Babel / Carolyn Parkhurst
title_short The dogs of Babel
title_sub A Novel
topic_facet Accident victims, Detective and mystery stories, American, Dogs, Fiction, Grief, Literature, Mystery, Psychological fiction, American, Widowers, Witnesses