Dog lives

By AMY FINCH  |  August 1, 2007

Late in the book, Doty connects with an abandoned little dog in a Mexican village. He aches to bring her home with him. In stirring his compassion, she shows Doty that “I have come through something now. I write to bless her delicate head, the paw raised in hope. How should we know ourselves, except in the clarifying mirror of some other gaze?”

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