Anne Calcagno

Love Like a Dog

            The illegal underworld of dog fighting, the complexities of the pit bull breed, and the ethical dilemma of animal cruelty is at the heart of School of the Art Institute of Chicago writing professor Calcagno’s (Pray for Yourself) new novel. When teenager Dirk finds an abandoned pit bull in a dumpster behind his father’s store, it sets in motion a series of events that changes his life forever, as Dirk is torn between the desire to please his father and do what is right for the animals he deeply loves. Intended both to educate and entertain, Love Like a Dog is informed by Calcagno’s ride alongs with the Chicago Police Department’s Animal Abuse Control Team.

Event date: 
Sunday, September 26, 2010 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Event address: 
Women & Children First
5233 N. Clark St.
60640 Chicago
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