Bear and His Daughter
From a National Book Award winner, “a volume of short stories that belongs alongside Raymond Carver . . . brilliant, moving, often gloriously funny” (The San Francisco Chronicle).
The stories collected in Bear and His Daughter span nearly thirty years—1969 to the present—and they explore, acutely and powerfully, the humanity that unites us. In "Miserere," a widowed librarian with an unspeakable secret undertakes an unusual and grisly role in the anti-abortion crusade. "Under the Pitons" is the harrowing story of a reluctant participant in a drug-running scheme and the grim and unexpected consequences of his involvement. The title story is a riveting account of the tangled lines that weave together the relationship of a father and his grown daughter.
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BEAR AND HIS DAUGHTER: StoriesUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
A vibrant first collection from the award-winning author of, most recently, Outerbridge Reach (1992) and other thoughtful and powerful novels. The landscapes of drug addiction and war and its ... Read full review
Bear and his daughter: storiesUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
From the author of Outerbridge Reach: stories written over 30 years. Read full review