The Dog of the South

The Dog of the South

Book - 1999
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A crazily optimistic dreamer obsessed with secret knowledge and with her first husband, the elusive writer of inspirational books for salesmen. A novel that addresses with comic eloquence the deep longing of the American psyche for things just to make some sense.
Publisher: New York : Overlook Press, 1999, c1979.
ISBN: 9781585679317
1585679313
Characteristics: 253 p. ;,21 cm.

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maroon_chicken
Jun 30, 2016

A good analysis of the troubled mind of Ray Midge. It's funnier as an audiobook, and don't expect a nice and tidy resolution.

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vansce
Dec 17, 2013

This was funny, yes, in a somewhat dark way, but it is not great and it is far from the funniest I've ever read (the terms some reviewer used, prompting me to try it).

HRCreads Nov 23, 2013

Es hora de leer Dog of the South again. I read this book every year or so. It never fails to make me laugh at Ray Midge and the characters he encounters, Dr. Reo Symes, afraid of going over a cliff in a Mexican bus, and who can resist a guffaw at the Bible quiz Ray must take with Dr. Symes's ancient mother?! Don't piddle away another year before enjoying this treat.

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