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As Evan struggles with his finances and career, he grows increasingly agitated that his neighbors allow their dog to freely roam the neighborhood. Is freedom all in a man's mind? Is one man's freedom another man's mess? In "We're Not Dog People," Jim Breslin explores these themes with humor and compassion in this story of a man's downward spiral.

Bonus: This single comes with a B side. "The Pasture" is short story about a life lived and love lost. In the course of a day at the beach house with his son and grandchildren, Frank Bausch reflects on life with his late wife Aggie, his son Scott's transformation and the sign his grandson will carry on the family legacy.

Jim Breslin is the author of the short story collection, Elephant, in which these two stories first appeared. His writing has appeared in Metazen, Think Journal and The World According to Twitter. He lives in West Chester, PA.

The cover for "We're Not Dog People" was designed by Kristine Sheehan. Check out her book cover and logo designs at www.themerrybird.com.

From Book Brouhaha's Review - "The two pieces in this collection, “We Are Not Dog People” and “The Pasture” focus on the lives of two ordinary American men. Both men are unremarkable, but it is this unremarkableness that makes them so believable to the reader. They could be anyone’s father or brother or neighbor. There are no fantastical settings, dramatic plot twists or attempts at profundity in these stories. Instead, Breslin relies on clean, effortless writing to draw the reader in and turn average people doing average things into an enjoyable and satisfying story. It is realism at its best."

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PublisherOermead Press
Release date 02.05.2011
Pages count19
File size7.3 Mb
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