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“Gorgeously written, and deeply moving, this is a book about the ways we are loved—and more importantly—the ways we let ourselves love.”
Caroline Leavitt, New York Times bestselling author of Pictures of You and Cruel Beautiful World
“One of the Top Fifteen Books of 2020”
Based on the true story of Gina, a wire-haired terrier, whose human family snuck her out of Siberia.
Even the name on her birth certificate was different from the one she thought was hers.
Jane’s earlier books are still available.
Gina, a terrier, loves to play in the pine forests of her home in Novosibirsk. But one day her human family tells her they must leave right away. They set off on a long journey by bus, plane, and train, and arrive in New York. The city snow is gray, the neighborhood dogs sound funny, and a monster rumbles beneath the sidewalk. Gina stays in her family’s apartment, sure she’ll never be happy again, until a big friendly dog named Victor encourages her to come shows her around the city, and everything begins to change.
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