The God of Animals

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The God of Animals

By Aryn Kyle

Scribner, Hardcover, 9781416533245, 320pp.

Publication Date: March 20, 2007

In her stunning debut, Kyle produces an emotionally powerful coming-of-age story that deftly and movingly captures not only the complexity of love, loss, and human relationships but also the fierce and powerful bond between horses and humans.

About the Author

Aryn Kyle is the author of the bestselling novel The God of Animals and a graduate of the University of Montana writing program. Her short stories have appeared in Ploughshares, The Georgia Review, Alaska Quarterly ReviewBest New American Voices 2005, Best American Short Stories 2007, and the Atlantic Monthly, for which her story won a National Magazine Award. She is also the recipient of the American Library Association's Alex Award, the Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers'Award, and others.  She lives in Missoula, Montana.