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Book Title: Pluto, Animal Lover|
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 11.76 MB
v The author of the book: Laren Stover
Edition: HarperCollins Publishers
Date of issue: August 24th 1995
ISBN 13: 9780060926274
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Read full description of the books Pluto, Animal Lover:Meet the charming Pluto Hellbender Gerome, an ASPCA dog-walker, copyeditor of a pancreatic medical journal, and spin art artist. He is obsessed with cleanliness, his health, astrology, animals and whether or not they're being treated humanely, and with Wanda, a beautiful redhead and fellow dog-walker with a mysterious night job. Pluto's twisted sensibility, radical compulsions, despair at human behavior, and utopian dreams - realized with the help of his pet raven, Sunshine - drive the novel toward a climax that is as inevitable as it is surprising. At once dark comedy and psychological suspense, Pluto, Animal Lover introduces a character you will never forget and a writer with one of the most daring and distinctive voices in contemporary literature.
Read information about the authorA classically trained artist with literary DNA, Laren Stover writes fiction and nonfiction. She is a melancholy connoisseur, loves to visit faerie wishing wells, is editor-at-large of Faerie Magazine and writes for several publications including The New York Observer and The New York Times.
Laren's first style book The Bombshell Manual of Style (Hyperion), illustrated by Ruben Toledo, was pivotal in exploding Bombshell consciousness into a popular genre of its own when it was published in 2001. Laren has deconstructed the incandescence of Bohemians in Bohemian Manifesto, A Field Guide to Living on the Edge (Bulfinch, 2004), a book that captured the attention of a wide variety of readers from Joel Grey to Tom Robbins to Richard E. Grant. Her novel, Pluto, Animal Lover (HarperCollins), was a finalist for the Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Award and she was named finalist by Anne Tyler for The Loft Award. It was recently optioned by actor Robin Wright.
Laren has done readings/interviews on NPR with Leonard Lopate, The Early Show with Bryant Gumbal and Lisa Birnbach, CNN with Rachel Wells, The Caroline Rhea Show, WOR-TV, Oxygen and more, and her work widely reviewed. Laren has received fellowships to Yaddo and Hawthornden Castle funded by Drue Heintz. Her awards include the Ludwig Vogelstein Foundation grant for fiction and the Dana Award. She has written for The New York Observer, The New York Times, Bergdorf Goodman Magazine, Bomb, German Vogue and her fiction and poetry have appeared in various literary magazines including mrbellersneighborhood.com and Guernica Magazine and her dramatic works performed at venues including Naked Angels Theatre, EST, The Chateau Marmont and the Algonquin. Laren's libretto for Lowell Liebermann, Appalachian Liebesleider, premiered at Carnegie Hall to a standing ovation.
Nick Tosches writes: “Reading Laren Stover is an engagement of the senses…a seduction of the senses—transporting you to the magical and softly illuminating place whence she writes.”
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