The Story of Edgar Sawtelle

The Story of Edgar Sawtelle

Audiobook CD - 2008
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A tale reminiscent of "Hamlet" that also celebrates the alliance between humans and dogs follows speech-disabled Wisconsin youth Edgar, who bonds with three yearling canines and struggles to find the cause of his father's death, after his paternal uncle returns and implants himself into the family.
Published: [Prince Frederick, MD ] : Recorded Books, p2008.
Edition: Unabridged.
ISBN: 9781436160308
1436160308
Branch Call Number: SPOKEN CD F WRO
Characteristics: 18 sound discs (21 hr., 45 min.) :,digital ;,4 3/4 in.
Additional Contributors: Poe, Richard

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IV27HUjg
Jan 07, 2017

I liked it, found it engaging, an excellent narrator, character development was extensive. Parts of it seemed a bit 'off' but I've learned to just go with the flow unless it's really disagreeable to me. I may listen to parts again as I liked the author's very detailed in descriptions. Reviews on Goodreads were extremely in the dislike. This is his first novel I think, it was not awful, not brilliant, each author has their own style, so give the man a chance.

WVMLStaffPicks Sep 20, 2014

A compelling and lyrical story of a boy, his family, and their relationship with each other and their dogs. A tale (no pun intended) interwoven with mystery and the supernatural. A long 'listen' (18 disks), but well worth the time.

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Cassovia
Sep 20, 2011

Ok book. Did not like the ending. It was as if the author didn't know what to do anymore with the book.....

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sjhy
Dec 22, 2009

I listened to this story unfold while driving in my car, it is a captivating tale about a family who love & breed dogs.
A dog lovers audio book.

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