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Barefoot Dogs [Kindle Edition]

Antonio Ruiz-Camacho

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This story was originally published in Day One, a weekly literary journal dedicated to short fiction and poetry from emerging writers.

After the violent, shadowy events surrounding his father’s disappearance and his sibling’s disbandment, Martín flees Mexico City with his wife, newborn son, and dog. Isolated and homesick in Madrid, Martín awakes one sticky, hot morning, quietly overwhelmed by the circumstances—his growing aversion to his son, the dog’s sudden illness, and the vague unresolved danger from his abandoned homeland. Gripping, disturbing, and moving, Barefoot Dogs is a story about the struggle of a man who, estranged from his home and traumatized by his past, is trying to be a father after the loss of his own.

About the Author

Antonio Ruiz-Camacho was born in Toluca, Mexico, in 1973. For the last seventeen years, he’s occupied every imaginable position in a newsroom, taught creative writing to bilingual second graders, and sold Mexican handcrafts in a flea market in Spain. A 2009 Knight Fellow at Stanford University and a 2014 Dobie Pasiano Fellow sponsored by the Graduate School at UT and the Texas Institute of Letters, he writes fiction and nonfiction in English and Spanish and knows how to make Mexican sushi from scratch. He earned his MFA from the New Writers Project at the University of Texas at Austin, and his BA in communications from Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in StoryQuarterly, Kirkus Reviews, Poets & Writers, Etiqueta Negra, and La Buhardilla. After finishing his story collection Barefoot Dogs, he’s currently at work on a novel that takes place in the Mexican town of Cuévano and the Texan city of Austin. You can follow him on Twitter @aruizcamacho.


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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 1679 KB
  • Print Length: 26 pages
  • Publisher: StoryFront (1 Jan 2014)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00H9MRPU0
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #225,114 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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5.0 out of 5 stars Captivating story! 3 Jan 2014
By Susana Guzman - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
I highly recommend Barefoot Dogs story. I liked how the author, Antonio Ruiz-Camacho lead the reader through smooth transitions between past and present, settings and characters that come together to create an interesting and enjoyable fiction story. I felt sometimes as if I was witnessing worrisome situations, signs of our time for some countries. Likewise, I caught myself laughing with vivid episodes of the interactions between characters.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Can't wait to read more from this author! 7 Jan 2014
By Elena Vega - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Kindle Edition
I have to confess I bought this story and then let it sit for about 6 weeks in my Kindle list. But yesterday I started reading and I couldn't stop. Now I NEED to read more. The story is about a family that flees from Mexico City after the patriarch disappears (apparently kidnaped) .. I understand this is a series of stories that will narrate what happens to each member of the family... I really can't wait to read the whole series. Looking very much forward.
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