The Story of Edgar Sawtelle: A Novel - The Stray Summary & Analysis

David Wroblewski
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The Stray Summary

On a walk around the property, Edgar comes across a stray dog. Gar calls around, but no one has reported a missing dog. Gar and Edgar see the dog again a few days later, and realize it is a purebred German Shepherd. They give the dog some meat to eat. Claude has meanwhile commenced work on the barn roof. Claude believes Gar should administer a dose of strychnine to the stray dog in order to kill it, or it might disrupt or fight with the other dogs. Trudy agrees, but Gar and Edgar disagree. They decide to lure the dog in to see if they can catch it, and then they believe they will bring it to an animal rescue shelter.

Over time, Gar and Claude begin arguing. Claude also tells Edgar that Gar in his younger years was wild and...

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