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The art of racing in the rain : a novel

Author: Garth Stein
Publisher: New York : Harper, ©2008.
Series: New York Times best sellers.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Nearing the end of his life, Enzo, a dog with a philosopher's soul, tries to bring together the family, pulled apart by a three year custody battle between daughter Zoe's maternal grandparents and her father Denny, a race car driver.

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Genre/Form: Experimental fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Stein, Garth.
Art of racing in the rain.
New York : Harper, ©2008
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Garth Stein
ISBN: 9780061537936 0061537934 9780061537967 0061537969 9781443404969 1443404969 9780061567223 0061567221 9780606065610 060606561X 9780007281190 0007281196 9781607514312 1607514311
OCLC Number: 165478930
Awards: Winner of Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association Award (Regional Book) 2009
Short-listed for Grand Canyon Reader Award (Teen) 2012
Description: 321 pages ; 22 cm
Series Title: New York Times best sellers.
Responsibility: Garth Stein.


Soon to be a major motion picture, this heart-warming and inspirational tale follows Enzo, a loyal family dog, tells the story of his human family, how they nearly fell apart, and what he did to  Read more...


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The Art of Racing in the Rain

by wendyrose (WorldCat user published 2011-08-13) Excellent Permalink

The Art of Racing in the Rain is a heartwarming, and wise, story of a dog (Enzo) nearing the end of his life. Enzo has the thoughts and emotions of a human, trapped within a body that is ailing. Enzo is ready for his next journey, but he would like to return, in his next life, as a human....
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Washington Reads (Summer 2008) Selection

by washingtonstatelibrary (WorldCat user published 2008-08-22) Excellent Permalink

Told from the viewpoint of Enzo, a dog with an old soul who sees the world through the lens of his learning about human life from television, this is an unforgettable novel.  The plot is riveting, covering both the adventure of car racing and the complexity of human relationships.  It has...
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