Perro Viejo was taken away from his mother at birth and has known no other life than that of servitude on a sugar plantation. His name, which means "Old Dog," was given to him by the plantation master because, like the bloodhounds that chased fugitive slaves, Perro Viejo is always searching for the scent of his long lost mother. The only thing that keeps him alive is the memory of Asuncion, a beautiful girl he once met while washing his master's horses at a river. Never to see her again, he closes his heart to all forms of ...

Old Dog 2007, Groundwood Books, Toronto, Canada

ISBN-13: 9780888998361

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Old Dog 2007, Groundwood Books, Toronto, Canada

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