Domício Coutinho comically explores Nova Eboracense, Brazilian New York, with its dazzling mix of priests, brothers, nuns, students, church workers, parishioners, city luminaries, and a dog named Duke who wants to become a priest

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Domício Coutinho, Duke, the Dog Priest, Trans. by Clifford E. Landers, Green Integer, 2009.




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Born in Brazil, novelist Domício Coutinho immigrated to the United States in 1959. His first novel, Duke, the Dog Priest,comically explores Nova Eboracense, Brazilian New York, with its dazzling mix of priests, brothers, nuns, students, church workers, parishioners, city luminaries, and a dog named Duke who wants to become a priest—making for a wonderfully fantastic novel.

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