The Alpha Litter. An experimental breed of canines. Keenly intelligent. Strongly assertive. Savagely aggressive. At the age of fifteen weeks, one-a male-is missing. And a hundred miles away, in a small New England town, a divorced college professor named Alex Bauer has found a puppy
"Far better than Jaws!"
-The Washington Post
"Finely crafted This superb novel by a supremely gifted naturalist is uncompromising."
Selection: Literary Guild; Doubleday Book Club; Field & Stream Book Club