Ann Arbor Weather:
Monday September 25, 2017
Follow us: facebook twitter RSS feed
Print Comment E-mail

Alistair MacLeod

 

continued

Once there was a family with a Highland name who lived beside the sea. And the man had a dog of which he was very fond. She was large and grey, a sort of staghound from another time. And if she jumped up to lick his face, which she loved to do, her paws would jolt against his shoulders with such force that she would come close to knocking him down and he would be forced to take two or three backward steps before he could regain his balance.

The man's excessive love for this dog ultimately costs him his life.

Alistair MacLeod returns to Ann Arbor to read from Island at Liberty Borders on Tuesday, April 2.    (end of article)

[Originally published in April, 2002.]

 

Bookmark and Share
previous  ·  1 l 2 l 3
all on one page
read more stories here -> Marketplace  l  Culture  l  Community  l  News

You might also like:

George Bedard 2017
A Chuck Berry Tribute
Sandor Slomovits
A2 Jazz Fest
Digging in
arwulf arwulf
Deet Deetle Deet, by Gene Gaunt
A Family Story In The Digitized Michigan Daily, by Tim Athan
Photo: Toyota Takes on Two
Civil War Story
When Ken Burns' teacher became his student
Janet Peacock
HOMES Brewery
Great Lakes grand slam
M.B. Lewis
Photo: Eclipse Party
Trump Anxiety
Social service providers and scientists warily watch the federal budget battle.
James Leonard
Terry B's Sold
Coley O'Brien aims for middle ground.
Sally Mitani