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

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''One of This Week's unspoken rules is that its stories should address the most common hopes and fears.'' Here, Prose tackles those hopes and fears as they are embodied in her contemporary heroine ... Read full review


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About the author (1986)

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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