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The dogs of winter by Kem Nunn

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Published by Pocket Books in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Surfing,
  • Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementKem Nunn
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3564.U49 D64 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination363 pages ;
Number of Pages363
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26336960M
ISBN 100671793349
ISBN 109780671793340
OCLC/WorldCa38516003

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Kem Nunn is a third-generation Californian whose previous novels include The Dogs of Winter, Pomona Queen, Unassigned Territory, and Tapping the Source, which was made in to the film Point Break. Tijuana Straits won the Los Angeles Times Book Award. He lives in Southern California, where he also writes screenplays for television and film/5(52).   Bobbie Pyron is the author of THE DOGS OF WINTER, which received three starred reviews and was named a KIRKUS Best Children's Book of the Year. She grew up in Florida, now lives in Park City, Utah, and works as a librarian in Salt Lake City/5(48).   Parents need to know that The Dogs of Winter, based on a true story, is a harrowing account of 5-year-old Mishka, who's left to fend for himself on the streets of Moscow in the years after the Communist regime fell. It's a violent, harsh story with frequent descriptions of punching, hitting, kicking, scratching, and biting.5/5. The information about The Dogs of Winter shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks. In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the publisher or author of this book .

  At first, he is taken in by a scruffy group of children under one adult’s control. They live in the subway stations, begging and stealing food. He soon befriends and is adopted by a small group of dogs and becomes one of them. They survive on the trains in the winter and in the forest during the : Bobbie Pyron.   The book’s emotional impact is immense; Mishka grapples with his identity as his memories of his mother gradually fade and he becomes increasingly feral. Though some scenes of Mishka and the dogs’ trials can be a bit repetitive, their sameness underscores their unremitting and often heartbreaking battle to survive, day after day/5(12). The Dogs of Winter Kem Nunn, Author Scribner Book Company $24 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. ARTICLES. Exploring the 'Mysto' World; The Seven-Year Itch: PW Talks. "The Dogs of Winter is a sharply focused story about good and is a lot going on in this supercharged tale of crankster gangsters and sneaker waves, shape-shifters and great whites. There is witchcraft, insanity, savagery, and in the end, a peace that may indeed surpass the novel's legendary surfer, who builds extra-long redwood 'guns' to ride Released on: Ma

TM ® & © Scholastic Inc. All Rights Reserved. Susan Cheyney GRADES: About Us.   Kem Nunn is a third-generation Californian whose previous novels include The Dogs of Winter, Pomona Queen, Unassigned Territory, and Tapping the Source, which was made in to the film Point Break. Tijuana Straits won the Los Angeles Times Book Award. He lives in Southern California, where he also writes screenplays for television and : Scribner. Check out this great listen on Jack Fletcher is hired to take pictures of a dangerous, premier mysto surf spot off the Pacific Northwest. But disaster soon strikes when an Indian boy drowns - and the men from his reservation seek vengeance. © Kem Nunn (P) Audible, Inc.   A small boy, a cruel city, and the incredible dogs who save him. Based on a true story! When Ivan's mother disappears, he's abandoned on the streets of Moscow, with little chance to make it through the harsh winter. But help comes in an unexpected form: Ivan is adopted by a pack of dogs, and the dogs quickly become more than just his street /5(6).