I purchased my copy from Bolen Books
Published by Random House,
'First may I say, sorry for any werds I spel rong. Because I am a Fox. So don't rite or spel perfect.' (p. 3)
-I have dyslexia. Learning to read and spell was challenging. I still have challenges with language.
And yet, in many ways, I'm also a member of a privileged group--I'm a white North American. I have a roof over my head, food in my fridge, potable water runs out of my taps, there's money in my purse.
How can I be more compassionate, more understanding?
Once obtaining mastery, he attempts to use his new skills to help his pack adapt to the ever-encroaching human culture. But, after witnessing unexpected cruelty, he is forced to leave all he has known and begin a new.
Wrapped in a charming package, Fox 8 compels us to take a cold hard look at ourselves--how do we treat those we consider "other"?
About George Saunders
Imagine learning how to write short stories from George Saunders at Syracuse University.