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Setting Free the Bears

Setting Free the Bears

Author: John Irving
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Written between 1965 and 1967, Setting Free the Bears is 'sensual, moving, truly remarkable' (Time), and concerns a plot to release all the animals from the Vienna Zoo.

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A masterpiece from one of the great contemporary American writers.

Author description

John Irving published his first novel, Setting Free the Bears, in 1968. He has been nominated for a National Book Award three times - winning once, in 1980, for the novel The World According to Garp. He also received an O. Henry Award in 1981 for the short story 'Interior Space'. In 1992, he was inducted into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame in Stillwater, Oklahoma. In 2000, he won the Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay for The Cider House Rules - a film with seven Academy Award nominations. In 2001, he was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Letters. His most recent novel is Last Night in Twisted River.

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General Fields

  • : 9780552992060
  • : Transworld Publishers Ltd
  • : Black Swan
  • : June 1986
  • : 198mm X 127mm X 24mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : January 2011
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : John Irving
  • : Paperback
  • : 813.54
  • : 416