Setting Free the Bears

By John Irving
(Ballantine Books, Paperback, 9780345417985, 304pp.)

Publication Date: August 26, 2003

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Description

It is 1967 and two Viennese university students want to liberate the Vienna Zoo, as was done after World War II. But their good intentions have both comic and gruesome consequences, in this first novel written by a twenty-five year old John Irving, already a master storyteller.


From the Paperback edition.




About the Author
John Irving is the author of numerous novels for adults, including "A Widow for One Year, The Cider House Rules, A Prayer for Owen Meany," and "The World According to Garp," He lives in Vermont and Toronto.
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