The Dog Coat
I brought a dog-fur coat home from China in 1988, after an academic year there. Off-white, soft, and substantial, it was a gift from a great-uncle I hadn’t met until he came to Shanghai to greet me. He’d spent three days on a packed train to get there, and had made the coat himself.
Su, Adrienne. "The Dog Coat." NER Digital (Article published online January 23, 2013). http://www.nereview.com/?s=THE+DOG+COAT