Joseph McKinley is an English teacher in southern China, where he has lived for the past three years.
A legless woman, a talking dog, a handsome man with a beautiful voice -- how can they have met? Part 2 of 5.
What father mourns his living son? What wife her present husband? What dog passes judgment on a man? Part 3 of 5.
What can be done about his drunken rages, his irresponsibility, his lack of respect, his family's pain? The dog knows. Part Four of Five.
Conclusion. The plans have been made, the stage set...let the dog speak for them all.