1976 South Africa

White Dog Fell From the Sky book coverIsaac was smuggled out of South Africa after he witnessed the violent murder of his friend by two white men in the uniform of the South African Defense Force. After traveling in the secret compartment of a hearse, Isaac makes it to Botswana, but is left by the side of the road unconscious. A skinny white dog is there when Isaac awakens and travels door-to-door looking for gardening work. Eventually, Alice hires him. After a weekend away, Alice comes home to find Isaac missing. White Dog Fell From the Sky by Eleanor Morse is a story of loyalty, cruelty, apartheid, and Alice’s search for her new friend Isaac, with his white dog in tow.