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Bear (Nonpareil books)
Bear - Nonpareil books
Author: Marian Engel
ISBN-13: 9780879236670
ISBN-10: 0879236671
Publication Date: 3/1/2003
Pages: 144
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Publisher: David R. Godine Publisher
Book Type: Paperback
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Marian Engel, one of Canada's most celebrated novelists, writes of a mousy libbrarian summoned to a remote island to inventory an estate. The estate has a number of secrets, but the most surprising is a bear. By page twenty, our librarian has met the bear and "wondered if the bear would be good company." The bear is indeed good company. Intimate company. Shocking company.The novel speaks of a woman's strange and movig journey toward inner freedom, and ultimately toward a sense of communion with all living creatures...