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3.5 out of 53.5 out of 53.5 out of 53.5 out of 53.5 out of 5 3.50 (12 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: David Wroblewski Narrator: Ted Marcoux, Daniel Menaker Publisher: Symphony Space Format: Original Staging Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: March 2010 ISBN:
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The novelist talks with author and journalist Daniel Menaker about this deeply satisfying first novel - a multigenerational family story, great adventure, and murder mystery set in the farmlands of northern Wisconsin. This mesmerizing book centers on the coming of age of a mute teenage boy who has a rare ability to communicate with dogs.

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Listener Opinions

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Kerri | 7/1/2011

    " Slow in parts but lots of action in the ending. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Michal | 6/30/2011

    " The best re-telling of Hamlet EVER. Maybe even better than the original! Plus, you can never look at a dog quite the same way again...

    a MUST read book! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Genine | 6/28/2011

    "
    This was knock-out good. It has a happy ending. You who love dogs will understand what I mean. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Sunday | 6/25/2011

    " Very long, very weird book. I still don't understand the ending, why the author choose to end it like that. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 ShinyCake | 6/24/2011

    " Not loving it so far. I have a feeling it's going to be way longer than it needs to be.

    Decided it's not worth reading. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Bonnie | 6/23/2011

    " This book got great reviews. I thought it was pretty good story of a special breed of dogs who had unusual abilities.
    Murder mystery. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Michelle | 6/23/2011

    " The characters and setting still linger in my mind. Awesome read! "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Annette | 6/22/2011

    " One of the saddest books I have ever read. It still haunts me. I wish I had not read it! The ending was unnecessary punishment for the reader. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Naomi | 6/22/2011

    " I just couldn't get into this book.... "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Tina | 6/22/2011

    " i like the writing style. Plain, smooth, moving but also exciting :) Great rendition of the hamlet story. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Grandma | 6/21/2011

    " An Oprah book club read. A beautiful story about a simpler time "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Anne | 6/18/2011

    " So far I love it, about a third of the way through

    What a great book, I loved it. It had everything, dogs, adolescents, paranormal stuff, psychopathic bad guys, tears. Just everything. I feel drained after finishing it. "

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About the Author
Author David Wroblewski

David Wroblewski grew up in rural Wisconsin, not far from the Chequamegon National Forest, where The Story of Edgar Sawtelle is set. He earned his master’s degree from the Warren Wilson MFA Program for Writers and now lives in Colorado with his partner, writer Kimberly McClintock.