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001    ocm50604879 
003    OCoLC 
005    20030620000000.0 
008    020808t20032002nyuab  d      000 1 eng   
010      2002031355 
020    0385509456 
020    0385512104 
035    (OCoLC)50604879 
040    DLC|beng|cDLC|dIG# 
043    e-uk-en 
049    MCPL 
050 00 PZ7.H1165|bCu 2003 
082 00 [Fic]|221 
100 1  Haddon, Mark,|d1962- 
245 14 The curious incident of the dog in the night-time /|cMark 
250    First edition. 
264  1 New York :|bDoubleday,|c2003. 
264  4 |c©2002 
300    226 pages :|billustrations, maps ;|c22 cm 
336    text|btxt|2rdacontent 
337    unmediated|bn|2rdamedia 
338    volume|bnc|2rdacarrier 
500    Despite his overwhelming fear of interacting with people, 
       Christopher, a mathematically-gifted, autistic fifteen-
       year-old boy, decides to investigate the murder of a 
       neighbor's dog and uncovers secret information about his 
520    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. Although
       gifted with a superbly logical brain, Christopher is 
       autistic. Everyday interactions and admonishments have 
       little meaning for him. Routine, order and predictability 
       shelter him from the messy, wider world. Then, at fifteen,
       Christopher’s carefully constructed world falls apart when
       he finds his neighbor’s dog, Wellington, impaled on a 
       garden fork, and he is initially blamed for the killing.  
       Christopher decides that he will track down the real 
       killer and turns to his favorite fictional character, the 
       impeccably logical Sherlock Holmes, for inspiration. But 
       the investigation leads him down some unexpected paths and
       ultimately brings him face to face with the dissolution of
       his parents’ marriage. As he tries to deal with the crisis
       within his own family, we are drawn into the workings of 
       Christopher’s mind.  And herein lies the key to the 
       brilliance of Mark Haddon’s choice of narrator: The most 
       wrenching of emotional moments are chronicled by a boy who
       cannot fathom emotion. The effect is dazzling, making for 
       a novel that is deeply funny, poignant, and fascinating in
       its portrayal of a person whose curse and blessing is a 
       mind that perceives the world literally. 
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650  1 Autism|vFiction. 
650  1 Savants (Savant syndrome)|vFiction. 
651  1 England|vFiction. 
914    MID.b12325843 
938    Ingram|bINGR|n0385509456 
994    90|bMCP 

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 Avon Free Public Library - Adult Display Shelf  F HADDON c.2  DUE 07-13-22
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