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The heavy bear, Tim Bowling

Label
The heavy bear
Title
The heavy bear
Statement of responsibility
Tim Bowling
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"What happens when a respectable middle-aged father, teacher and writer decides one day to abandon his ordinary routine and embark on an unexpected journey toward an unknowable fate, following the ghost of Buster Keaton and a vision of a bear? In Tim Bowling's fifth novel, The Heavy Bear, the main character - a sort of contemporary version of Joyce's Leopold Bloom who just happens to be named Tim Bowling - spends an intense late-summer day in downtown Edmonton. Haunted by "the slender sadness" of the world, and unable to face his afternoon class, Tim Bowling finds himself pulled into an escapade revolving around an antique toy, a capuchin monkey and a young student our narrator likens to Pippi Longstocking. Accompanied by the shade of the silent-film star Buster Keaton, and the bear-shaped spirit of the American poet Delmore Schwartz, Bowling's Tim Bowling must confront, with equal parts humour and sincerity, a fundamental problem of our age: how to make and maintain human connections in a world that seems intent on destroying them?"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
CaOONL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1964-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bowling, Tim
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
general
Label
The heavy bear, Tim Bowling
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
231 pages
Isbn
9781928088325
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(CaOWLBI)pr01261009
Label
The heavy bear, Tim Bowling
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
231 pages
Isbn
9781928088325
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(CaOWLBI)pr01261009

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