Dog War (Anthony C. Winkler Collection)

Dog War (Anthony C. Winkler Collection)

By: Anthony C. Winkler (author)Hardback

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In a new and highly original take on Jamaican life, Winkler, the Caribbean's unrivalled master of adult comedy, introduces the estimable Precious, a large-bottomed, meltingly juicy Christian Jamaican woman with unshakeable ideas on the right and proper behaviour for Christian Jamaican women, their husbands, and men and dogs in general. But when her husband dies unexpectedly, Precious finds her ideas on proper behaviour assailed on every side, first in Kingston with her unwelcoming daughter-in-law, and then in Miami with her guntoting daughter. Precious spends many hours under her bed, checking proprieties with Jamaican Jesus, and on top of her bed, checking improprieties with the factotum Mannish, who is suffering the penalties of stealing camels in a previous life. Obliged to get a job as a dog-maid, however, Precious is outraged to discover that most improper of all are the attentions of her mistress's preposterously pampered pet, Riccardo.

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Product Details

  • publication date: 31/07/2006
  • ISBN13: 9781405070645
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 200
  • ID: 9781405070645
  • ISBN10: 1405070641

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