Bear V Shark

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Bloomsbury, 2002 - Aggressive behavior in animals - 256 pages
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In this satire of our media-saturated culture, Las Vegas is to host a spectacle - Bear v Shark II. All of America is desperate to get a ticket, but it is young Curtis Norman who, with an essay, wins a national writing contest and four tickets to the show.

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User Review  - emilyingreen - LibraryThing

A clever little book, entertaining and playful with sinister undertones. Pity it kind of lost steam for me near the end, but still one of the better pieces of dystopian lit that's come out for awhile. Read full review

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User Review  - dandelionroots - LibraryThing

Satirizes American media and culture through a family trip to the sovereign nation of Las Vegas to witness THE event. In an era when TVs no longer have off switches and saturate your environment, the ... Read full review

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About the author (2002)

Chris Bachelder is an Alumni Graduate Fellow in the M.F.A. programme at the University of Florida in Gainesville. Bear v. Shark is his first novel.

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