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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time: A Novel

Authors: Haddon, Mark
Genres: Mystery
Topics: Animals, Family & Siblings
Lexile: 1180,
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
BISAC/Subject: FIC045000, FIC019000, FIC043000
ISBN: 9781400079070, Related ISBNs: 0385509456, 0385512104, 0385659792, 0385659806, 1101911611
Classification: Fiction
Number of pages: 240,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: A bestselling modern classic—both poignant and funny—about a boy with autism who sets out to solve the murder of a neighbor's dog and discovers unexpected truths about himself and the world.

Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read

Christopher John Francis Boone knows all the countries of the world and their capitals and every prime number up to 7,057. He relates well to animals but has no understanding of human emotions. He cannot stand to be touched. And he detests the color yellow.

This improbable story of Christopher's quest to investigate the suspicious death of a neighborhood dog makes for one of the most captivating, unusual, and widely heralded novels in recent years.
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