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The Friend

Sigrid Nunez

A writer in his prime commits suicide and doesn't leave behind any indication as to why. He does however leave behind his Great Dane. His wife refuses to keep the dog so the narrator, a close friend of the writer, agrees to take the large canine even though it means giving up her rent controlled apartment. This new relationship ends up helping her heal and make new self discoveries.