Dogs at the Perimeter - Pages 52 – 99 Summary & Analysis

Madeleine Thien
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Janie began her research for Hiroji, and she managed to track down Nuong, a boy Hiroji had taken care of when he was a volunteer on the Thailand-Cambodia border. Janie believed Nuong might be able to help her track down James. Nuong had been adopted by a family in Massachusetts in 1981, but he later moved back to Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Hiroji left town not long after, and Janie believed that Hiroji had gone to Cambodia to see Nuong and find out if Nuong had any information about James and his whereabouts.

The narrative then reverts to the present tense as it shifts back to 2006. Janie remembers when she and her younger brother Sopham were still in Cambodia. Bombs began to fall on Cambodia, and they ran from the noise of the explosions. In the streets of Montreal, she suddenly thinks that one of the...

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