Stargazing DogBook - 2008
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This short graphic novel was written in 2008. It is hard to believe the beginning of the Great Recession is almost 10 years old. For most Millennials this is a forgotten period. Stargazing Dog, written at the start of the economic crises, takes us on a journey about two lives caught up in the economic uncertain time. One is a divorced middle aged man and the other a middle aged Shiba Inu. (more)
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Translated from the Japanese bestseller, this story centers 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 ... Read More »
"extremely powerful story which although can be read in a few minutes the impact it leaves will remain for some time"- Shane
SurreyLibraries_Reads Nov 29, 2018
This short graphic novel was written in 2008. It is hard to believe the beginning of the Great Recession is almost 10 years old. For most Millennials this is a forgotten period. Stargazing Dog, written at the start of the economic crises, takes us on a journey about two lives caught up in the ... Read More »
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Coarse Language: Some minor cursing, like usage of the "s"-word. The middle finger is given/shown.
Frightening or Intense Scenes: Some blood is shown from an injury. It's kinda sad.
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Much of the story is told from the perspective of Happie, a dog. Happie joins a family and narrates his life with them. As time goes by and the characters grow older, the family starts to fall apart. Soon, Happie is left with Daddy, the dad in the family. Daddy and Happie set out in Daddy's car and face life together. Happie doesn't always understand the unfortunate events that take place, but Daddy still tells them to Happie regardless. This is a story depicting man's best friend living up to his name.
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