The Power of the Dog

A Novel

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By Thomas Savage

By Annie Proulx

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Now an Academy Award-winning Netflix film by Jane Campion, starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Kirsten Dunst: Thomas Savage's acclaimed Western is "a pitch-perfect evocation of time and place" (Boston Globe) for fans of East of Eden and Brokeback Mountain.

Set in the wide-open spaces of the American West, The Power of the Dog is a stunning story of domestic tyranny, brutal masculinity, and thrilling defiance from one of the most powerful and distinctive voices in American literature. The novel tells the story of two brothers — one magnetic but cruel, the other gentle and quiet — and of the mother and son whose arrival on the brothers’ ranch shatters an already tenuous peace. From the novel’s startling first paragraph to its very last word, Thomas Savage’s voice — and the intense passion of his characters — holds readers in thrall.

"Gripping and powerful…A work of literary art." —Annie Proulx, from her afterword
 

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On Sale
Sep 26, 2009
Page Count
304 pages
ISBN-13
9780316082709

Annie Proulx

Annie Proulx

About the Author

Annie Proulx began her writing career in the 1970s as the author of several books on country living topics, including Cider. More recently, she wrote the Pulitzer-prize winning novel The Shipping News, as well as numerous short stories, magazine articles, and nonfiction books.

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