by Eva Hornung
Hardcover, 293 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $25.95 | purchase
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Joining a pack of feral dogs after being abandoned by his family, 4-year-old Romochka of late-20th-century Moscow slowly discards his human attributes to survive two fiercely cold winters and preys on people for food.
April 10, 2010 Eva Hornung's novel Dog Boy is based on the true story of a young boy in Moscow who lived with a pack of dogs for two years.
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March 23, 2010 It took Karl Marlantes 30 years to write Matterhorn, an exhaustive and unsparing war novel. Walter Mosley takes up a new detective case in Known to Evil. Also: Dog Boy, fiction inspired by the true story of a feral child, and a new novel about gossipy parents in Brooklyn Heights.
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