“Animal Rescue” by Dennis Lehane

by kattomic

“Animal Rescue” by Dennis Lehane


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The story begins, “Bob found the dog in the trash.” What follows is a tale of love and loneliness and justice.  The story is set in Dorchester, the novelist’s home town, and the people he writes about feel real—damaged but not necessarily damaged beyond repair. This story appears in By Hook or By Crook, an anthology edited by Ed Gorman and Martin H. Greenberg that contains, among other excellent stories, Sandra Seamans’ “Survival Instincts.

See you tomorrow!