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Title:Setting Free the Bears
Format Type:Ebook
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Publisher:Ballantine Books
ISBN:0345417984
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Number of Pages:304
Category:Fiction, Literature, Literary fiction, Contemporary

Setting Free the Bears by John Irving

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Setting Free the Bears It is and two Viennese university students want to liberate the Vienna Zoo as was done after World War II But their good intentions have both comic and gruesome consequences in this first novel written by a twenty five year old John Irving already a master storytelle

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Until I Find You, A Prayer for Owen Meany, A Widow for One Year, The World According to Garp, A Son of the Circus, The Cider House Rules, Last Night in Twisted River, The Fourth Hand, In One Person, The Hotel New Hampshire
In in the cookhouse of a logging and sawmill settlement in northern New Hampshire an anxious twelve year old boy mistakes the local constable s girlfriend for a bear Both the twelve year old and his father become fugitives forced to run from Coos County to Boston to southern Vermont to Toronto pursued by the implacable constable Their lone protector is a fiercely libertarian logger once a river driver who befriends them br br In a story spanning five decades b Last Night in Twisted River b John Irving s twelfth novel depicts the recent half century in the United States as a living replica of Coos County where lethal hatreds were generally permitted to run their course From the novel s taut opening sentence The young Canadian who could not have been more than fifteen had hesitated too long to its elegiac final chapter b Last Night in Twisted River b is written with the historical authenticity and emotional authority of b The Cider House Rules b and A b Prayer for Owen Meany b It is also as violent and disturbing a story as John Irving s breakthrough bestseller b The World According to Garp b br br What further distinguishes b Last Night in Twisted River b is the author s unmistakable voice the inimitable voice of an accomplished storyteller Near the end of this moving novel John Irving writes We don t always have a choice how we get to know one another Sometimes people fall into our lives cleanly as if out of the sky or as if there were a direct flight from Heaven to Earth the same sudden way we lose people who once seemed they would always be part of our lives, Every major character in Until I Find You has been marked for life not only William Burns a church organist who is addicted to being tattooed but also William s song Jack an actor who is shaped as a child by his relationships with older women And Jack s mother Alice a Toronto tattoo artist has been permanently damaged by William s rejection of her This is a novel about the loss of innocence on many levels, While reporting a story from India a New York television journalist has his left hand eaten by a lion millions of TV viewers witness the accident In Boston a renowned hand surgeon awaits the opportunity to perform the nation s first hand transplant meanwhile in the distracting aftermath of an acrimonious divorce the surgeon is seduced by his housekeeper A married woman in Wisconsin wants to give the one handed reporter her husband s left hand that is after her husband dies But the husband is alive relatively young and healthy, Raised from birth in the orphanage at St Cloud s Maine Homer Wells has become the protege of Dr Wilbur Larch its physician and director There Dr Larch cares for the troubled mothers who seek his help either by delivering and taking in their unwanted babies or by performing illegal abortions Meticulously trained by Dr Larch Homer assists in the former but draws the line at the latter Then a young man brings his beautiful fiancee to Dr Larch for an abortion and everything about the couple beckons Homer to the wide world outside the orphanage