My Life in Dog Years by Gary Paulsen

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what would the story be like if the story occurred in different setting ?

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These stories are a collection of stories from all over the world--the US, the Phillipines, lots of frontier settings--and they're all basically stories about survival.  

Most of the settings are frontier ones. Paulsen and his wife (or wives—he has had three but does not distinguish them in My Life in Dog Years , so maybe only one, Ruth Wright, is mentioned in the stories) have lived long on the fringes of civilization, raising much of their own food—or trying to—and roughing...

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