Bigfoot Dreams

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Pantheon Books, 1986 - Fiction - 280 pages
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Finally back in print, "Bigfoot Dreams"--a hilarious comedy of American psychology and pop culture. Vera, the bright, edgy heroine, works for a sleazy supermarket tabloid writing about UFO sightings, miracle cures, and the ever-popular Bigfoot. But then one of the stories Vera invented turns out to be true in ways she could never have dreamed. . .

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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


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Francine Prose is the author of sixteen books of fiction. Her novel "A Changed Man" won the Dayton Literary Peace Prize, and "Blue Angel" was a finalist for the National Book Award. Her most recent works of nonfiction include the highly acclaimed "Anne Frank: The Book, The Life, The Afterlife", and the "New York Times" bestseller "Reading Like a Writer". A former president of PEN American Center, and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Francine Prose lives in New York City.

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