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Stargazing dog, Takashi Murakami ; translated by Atsuko Saisho & Spencer Fancutt

Label
Stargazing dog
Title
Stargazing dog
Statement of responsibility
Takashi Murakami ; translated by Atsuko Saisho & Spencer Fancutt
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This story centres on Oto-san, a man who finds himself abandoned by his family and friends with nothing in his life happening the way he had planned. He embarks on a road trip to escape it all, and he soon discovers the only one he can count on completely is his faithful, recently adopted dog, who helps him see the light at the end of the tunnel. Illustrating the valuable lessons of friendship and loyalty, this is a heartwarming tale of two endearing characters and their shared adventure into the unknown
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Summary
Fed up with his down-and-out life, Daddy sets out in his car to just get away from it all to nowhere in particular. His family and friends have abandoned him. The one companion he can count on completely, his dog, follows him blindly and faithfully to the end
Tone
Character
Illustration
Award
YALSA Great Graphic Novel for Teens, 2013.
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10075884
Cataloging source
BT
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1962-
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Murakami, Takashi
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the Japanese
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
comics graphic novels
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Fancutt, Spencer
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True
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  • Dogs
  • Human-animal relationships
  • Patriotism
  • Young adult fiction
  • Graphic novels
Target audience
adult
Label
Stargazing dog, Takashi Murakami ; translated by Atsuko Saisho & Spencer Fancutt
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
124 p.
Isbn
9781561636129
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
chiefly ill.
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781561636129
Label
Stargazing dog, Takashi Murakami ; translated by Atsuko Saisho & Spencer Fancutt
Publication
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
124 p.
Isbn
9781561636129
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
chiefly ill.
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781561636129

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