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In a land without dogs the cats learn to bark

Garfinkel, Jonathan (author.).

Summary: "In 1975, Gary Ruckler attends classes at Moscow State University as part of the first American Fulbright program in the USSR. Here he befriends Anna, her boyfriend Zaza, and their enigmatic friend Aslan. When Aslan mysteriously disappears into the mountains of Kazbegi, Georgia, Gary is swept up in events beyond his understanding and control. Fifteen years later, Tamar and Giorgi struggle through the "lost" decade of the 1990s in Tbilisi. Through three civil wars, a refugee crisis, and near-total societal collapse, the pair come of age in the underground arts scene. Then Tamar meets Rachel Grabinsky, head of an international pro-democracy NGO, who changes her life forever. In Toronto, 2003, Tamar and Rachel's son Joseph uncover astonishing truths about a woman they thought they knew. Who was Rachel Grabinsky? What was she really doing in Georgia? And how was she connected to Gary Ruckler? Part political mystery and part family drama, In a Land Without Dogs the Cats Learn to Bark is an energetic, gritty, and darkly funny novel that unfolds across multiple generations and explores the fractured nature of identity, the necessity of lies, and the bloody legacy of the Soviet Empire."--

Item details

  • ISBN: 9781487004163
  • ISBN: 1487004168
  • Physical Description: print
    413 pages ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: Toronto : Anansi, 2023.

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Additional Physical Form available Note:
Issued also in electronic format.
Subject: Missing persons Fiction
Loyalty Fiction
Betrayal Fiction
Liberty Fiction
Hope Fiction
Jazz Fiction
Literature Societies, etc Fiction
Power (Social sciences) Fiction
Violence Fiction
Former Soviet republics Fiction
Georgia (Republic) Fiction
Russia Fiction
Genre: Fiction.

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