Until the last dog dies

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A young stand-up comedian must adapt to an apocalyptic virus affecting people's sense of humor in this darkly satirical debut novel. What happens when all humor is wiped off the face of the Earth? Around the world, an unusual viral plague is striking the population. The virus attacks only one particular section of the brain. It isn't fatal, but it results in the victim's sense of humor being obliterated. No one is immune. Elliot Greeley, a young stand-up comedian starving his way through alternative comedy clubs in Los Angeles, isn't even certain the virus is real at first. But as the pandemic begins to eat away at the very heart of civilization itself, the virus affects Elliot and his close knit group of comedian friends in increasingly personal ways.What would you consider the end of the world? Until the Last Dog Dies is a sharp, cutting satire, both a clever twist on apocalyptic fiction and a poignant look at the things that make us human.
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Grouped Work ID 889600bd-4c2e-ec5a-a7ed-1de661f1356d
Grouping Title until the last dog dies
Grouping Author guffey robert
Grouping Category book
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Last Indexed 2018-11-20 05:07:21AM

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subject_facet Comedians -- Fiction, Electronic books, Epidemics -- Fiction, Fantasy fiction, Humanity -- Fiction, Regression (Civilization) -- Fiction, Science fiction
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title_short Until the last dog dies
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