My Life as a Dog (Paperback)

A Novel

By Reidar Jonsson, Eivor Martinus (Translated by)

Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 9780374523794

Publication Date: April 1, 1993

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While his mother is dying of tuberculosis and his father is away at sea, thirteen-year-old Ingemar is farmed out to relatives, pseudo-relatives and the children's home. His valiant attempts to manage life "in spite of it all" are both tragic and hilarious.