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The Dogs of Littlefield

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The Dogs of Littlefield

From the Orange Prize–winning author of A CRIME IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD, Suzanne Berne’s THE DOGS OF LITTLEFIELD is “sublime” (The Chicago Tribune), a suspenseful and hilarious suburban comedy of manners par excellence” (Kirkus Reviews) that explores the unease behind the manicured lawns of suburban America.

Littlefield, Massachusetts, named one of the Twenty Best Places to Live in America, is full of psychologists and college professors, proud of its fine schools, its girls’ soccer teams, its leafy streets and quaint village center.

Yet when sociologist Dr. Clarice Watkins arrived in Littlefield to study the elements of “good quality of life” someone begins poisoning the town’s dogs. Are the poisonings in protest to an off-leash proposal for Baldwin Park --- the subject of much town debate --- or the sign of a far deeper disorder?

The Dogs of Littlefield
by Suzanne Berne

  • Publication Date: January 10, 2017
  • Genres: Fiction
  • Paperback: 288 pages
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster
  • ISBN-10: 1501124749
  • ISBN-13: 9781501124747