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Hig survived the flu that killed everyone he knows His wife is gone his friends are dead he lives in the hangar of a small abandoned airport with his dog -- his only neighbor a guntoting misanthrope In his 1956 Cessna Hig flies the perimeter of the airfield or sneaks off to the mountains to fish and to pretend that things are the way they used to be But when a random transmission somehow beams through his radio the voice ignites a hope deep inside him that a better life -- something like his old life -- exists beyond the airport Risking everything he flies without enough fuel to get him home to a point of no return as he follows the voice on the radio But what he encounters and what he must face -- in the people he meets and in himself -- is both better and worse than anything he could have hoped for
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A San Francisco Chronicle and Atlantic Monthly Best Book of the Year"Extraordinary. . . . One of those books that makes you happy for literature." --Junot Diaz, The Wall Street Journal "This end-of-the-world novel [is] more like a rapturous beginning. . . . Remarkable." --San Francisco Chronicle "For all those who thought Cormac McCarthy's The Road the last word on the post-apocalyptic world--think again. . . . Make time and space for this savage, tender, brilliant book." --Glen Duncan, author of The Last Werewolf "Heart-wrenching and richly written. . . . The Dog Stars is a love story, but not just in the typical sense. It's an ode to friendship between two men, a story of the strong bond between a human and a dog, and a reminder of what is worth living for." --Minneapolis Star-Tribune "A dreamy, postapocalyptic love letter to things of beauty, big and small." -Gillian Flynn, author of Gone Girl
A novel about the end of the world which makes you happy to be alive
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