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In an Edenic future, a girl and her father live close to the land in the shadow of a lone mountain. They possess a few remnants of civilization: some books, a pane of glass, a set of flint and steel, a comb. The father teaches the girl how to fish and hunt, the secrets of the seasons and the stars. He is preparing her for an adulthood in harmony with nature, for they are the last of humankind. But when the girl finds herself alone in an unknown landscape, it is a bear that will lead her back home through a vast wilderness that offers the greatest lessons of all, if she can only learn to listen.

A cautionary tale of human fragility, of love and loss, The Bear is a stunning tribute to the beauty of nature's dominion. 

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Topic: Public Libraries of Saginaw Online Book Discussion- The Bear by Andrew Krivak
Time: Sep 24, 2020 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Meeting ID: 963 3335 6986
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Meeting ID: 963 3335 6986