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Big Fish: A Novel of Mythic Proportions
Big Fish A Novel of Mythic Proportions
Author: Daniel Wallace
In his prime, Edward Bloom was an extraordinary man. Or at least that's what he told his son. Faced with the prospect of his father's death, William Bloom sets about to discover who the man really is. Daniel Wallace's magical first novel, Big Fish, is told as a series of legends and myths inspired by the few facts that William knows. Thro...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780140282771
ISBN-10: 0140282777
Publication Date: 11/1/1999
Pages: 208
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  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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3.5 stars, based on 39 ratings
Publisher: Penguin Books
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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Tall tales and family myths lead a man to discover the man behind the legend: his father. Heartwarming, a sad and funny novel that will have you thinking about the family stories that structured your life.
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reviewed Big Fish: A Novel of Mythic Proportions on + 9 more book reviews
If you like mythical and literary allusions, you will enjoy this book as much as I did. If you don't care for fantasy or magical realism, you may not fall for the tall tales that the father tells his son, but you may recognize the type of person who loves to exaggerate and who has a vivid imagination.
kstrothergarcia avatar reviewed Big Fish: A Novel of Mythic Proportions on + 5 more book reviews
I love the writing style and the structure of this book. It is an easy read, but still very enjoyable, entertaining, and unique.

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