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Sigrid Nunez – “The Friend”
When the first-person narrator, a writer living in New York City, loses her best friend, she is surprised to receive his dog. Apollo is a giant Great Dane, weighing 190 pounds. Her apartment is way too small for him, and dogs are not allowed in her apartment building. But somehow, she can't say no and takes Apollo with her, who like her is in deep mourning. Bit by bit the two find their way back to life together. A novel about love, friendship and the power of storytelling -- and the comforting connection between man and dog.
Sigrid Nunez is one of the most popular authors of contemporary American literature. She has received several awards for her admired work. For "The Friend" she received the National Book Award in 2018 and reached a large audience. She lives in New York City.
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