- ISBN: 9780307960931 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Date Published: 2012.
|Summary, etc.:|| "Leave it to Peter Heller to imagine a postapocalyptic world that contains as much loveliness as it does devastation. His hero, Hig, flies a 1956 Cessna (his dog as copilot) around what was once Colorado, chasing all the same things we chase in these pre-annihilation days: love, friendship, the solace of the natural world, and the chance to perform some small kindness. The Dog Stars is a wholly compelling and deeply engaging debut." --Pam Houston, author of Contents May Have ShiftedA riveting, powerful novel about a pilot living in a world filled with loss--and what he is willing to risk to rediscover, against all odds, connection, love, and grace.Hig survived the flu that killed everyone he knows. His wife is gone, his friends are dead, he lives in the hangar of a small abandoned airport with his dog, his only neighbor a gun-toting misanthrope. In his 1956 Cessna, Hig flies the perimeter of the airfield or sneaks off to the mountains to fish and...
|Reproduction Note:|| Electronic reproduction. New York : Vintage, 2012. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2096 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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