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Bob found the dog two days after Christmas.
-- Narrator (Chapter 1 paragraph 1)

Importance: The novel begins with the first event of many that will change Bob Saginowski's life for the better. He discovers a broken and abandoned pit bull puppy left for dead in a garbage can, through which he meets a woman named Nadia Dunn. His growing relationship with both Nadia and the dog will have far-reaching consequences for them all.

All he wanted was to not be alone, but he knew there was no getting rescued from that.
-- Narrator (Chapter 1 paragraph 69)

Importance: Here, the narrator explains that Bob is terribly lonely, but there seems to be no way to avoid it. Why is only revealed later. Bob's loneliness is self-imposed, a penance for the murder of Richie Whelan years before. There is no being rescued from a self-imposed loneliness based on murder.

For the life of him, he had no idea why he’d opened his mouth...
-- Narrator (Chapter 3 paragraph 22)

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