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Dogs Dream of Running Paperback – January 1, 2001
The Daughter of Union County
To save his heritage, he hides his daughter’s true identity—but he can’t protect her forever. Learn More
John Lehman has a wizard's eye for the telling human detail and the rude pinprick, as well as the intricate ironies of the heart. Dogs Dream of Running sneaks up on you with its range and thoroughness of vision. --Bob Wake, Culture Vulture
Poems tha abound in surprise and delight... Lehman makes sense of twenty-first-century America. Deftly, he tells truths that wake us up to what we'd miss, and to a few things only he could know. --X.J.Kennedy, former editor of the Paris Review
About the Author
Dramatic readings of his plays, A Brief History of My Tattoo, The Jane Test and The Writer s Cave have been presented in Milwaukee and Madison.
John Lehman collections of poetry include Acting Lessons, Shrine of the Tooth Fairy, Dogs Dream of Running and Shorts: 101 Brief Poems of Wonder and Surprise. His latest nonfiction books are America s Greatest Unknown Poet: Lorine Niedecker Reminiscences, Photographs, Letters and Her Most Memorable Poems and Everything is Changing: How to Gain Loyal Customers and Clients Quickly. He publishes short stories under the name Jack Lehman.
John Lehman grew up in Chicago but for the last twenty years he has lived with his wife, Talia Schorr, their four dogs and six cats in Rockdale, the smallest incorporated village in Wisconsin.
Top Customer Reviews
Mr. Lehman has a special voice that reflects not only privileged moments in his life but the
knowledge those life experiences have brought him, summed up in an always entertaining,
lyrical way.If this book were a house, you should definitely walk in, the door is wide open, and
you are assured of having the warmest welcome and a really interesting conversation.