Bigfoot Dreams

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Little, Brown Book Group Limited, 1989 - Women journalists - 280 pages
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User Review  - astrologerjenny - LibraryThing

I enjoyed this novel, whose central character writes imaginative fiction for a tabloid newspaper. She writes about Bigfoot, about appliances that have suddenly gone berserk, about boys raised by cats ... Read full review

Bigfoot dreams: a novel

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This "lively and upbeat" story follows the life of a tabloid journalist whose professional and family life has gotten so screwy that she dreams the "legendary creature will rescue her" (LJ 4/1/86). She is redeemed somewhat when one of her goofy stories turns out to be true. Read full review

Contents

Section 1
3
Section 2
14
Section 3
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About the author (1989)

Francine Prose was born on April 1, 1947. She graduated from Radcliffe College in 1968. She received the PEN Translation Prize in 1988 and received a Guggenheim fellowship in 1991. Francine Prose novel The Glorious Ones, has been adapted into a musical with the same title by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty. It ran at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater at Lincoln Center in New York City in the fall of 2007. Prose has served as president of PEN American Center, a New York City based literary society of writers, editors, and translators that works to advance literature in 2007 and 2008. Prose novel, Blue Angel, a satire about sexual harassment on college campuses, was a finalist for the National Book Award. One of her novels, Household Saints, was adapted for a movie by Nancy Savoca. In 2014 her title Lovers at the Chameleon Club - Paris 1932, made The New York Times Best Seller List.

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