2009 "First Edition" stated; Harper Collins Publishers; hardbound with mahogany red and black boards and gilt lettering along spine; very good condition, appears unread; dust jacket very good.
Steven Winn and his wife, Sally, held out for as long as they could. When the San Francisco couple finally gave in to their only child Phoebe's pleas for a dog, they adopted a scraggly terrier mutt from a local animal shelter. The new family pet, Como, turned out to hate men - especially the author - and proved to be a cunning escape artist. Traumatized, single-minded, and exceptionally clever, Como was bent on breaking Winn's sanity and self-respect, his bank account and his heart...