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By Antonio Ruiz-Camacho

ISBN-10: 1476784965

ISBN-13: 9781476784960

ISBN-10: 1476784973

ISBN-13: 9781476784977

Winner of the Jesse H. Jones Award for most sensible paintings of Fiction from the Texas Institute of Letters * A San Francisco Chronicle suggested ebook of 2015 * Fiction Finalist for the 2015 Writers’ League of Texas e-book Awards * A Kirkus Reviews top ebook of 2015 * one of many Texas Observer’s “Five Books We enjoyed in 2015” * certainly one of PRI’s “The World’s 5 Books you have to learn in 2016”

“Profound and wrenching…A deeply relocating chronicle of 1 family’s collective devastation, packed with amazing knowledge and humor” (The New York occasions publication Review) that follows the contributors of a filthy rich Mexican family members after their patriarch is kidnapped.

On an unremarkable evening, José Victoriano Arteaga—the head of a thriving Mexico urban family—vanishes on his method domestic from paintings. The Arteagas locate few solutions; the entire fact of what occurred to Arteaga is misplaced to the shadows of Mexico’s great underworld. yet quickly applications arrive to the relatives condominium, delivering scary clues.

Fear, guilt, and the possibility of economic spoil fracture the once-proud kin and scatter them around the globe, but soft threads nonetheless carry them jointly: in a swimming pool in Palo Alto, Arteaga’s grandson struggles to make feel of the grief that has hobbled his family members; in Mexico urban, Arteaga’s mistress alternates among rage and heartbreak as she waits, in starting to be panic, for her lover’s go back; in Austin, the Arteagas’ housekeeper attempts to piece jointly a moment existence in an alienating new land; in Madrid, Arteaga’s son takes his puppy throughout the sizzling and unforgiving streets, looking for his father’s ghost.

A stunningly unique exploration of the wages of a hidden warfare, Barefoot Dogs is a heartfelt elegy to the stolen innocence of each relations struck via tragedy. pressing and important fiction, “these strong tales are beneficial of rereading so one can totally digest the far-reaching implications of 1 man’s disappearance…this singular e-book gives the reader the opportunity to step within an international of privilege and loss, and know how the 2 are inextricably intertwined” (San Francisco Chronicle).

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